cuspate foreland

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cuspate foreland A large, triangular area of coastal deposition, which is dominated by many shingle ridges and is often terminated on the landward side by poorly drained terrain. It is the result of a long episode of local marine aggradation under wave advance from two dominant directions. Dungeness, on the south coast of England, is a typical example.

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cuspate foreland Large, triangular area of coastal deposition, which is dominated by many shingle ridges, and is often terminated landward by poorly drained terrain. It is the result of a long episode of local marine aggradation under wave advance from two dominant directions. Dungeness, on the south coast of England, is a typical example.