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many New England and Pacific coastlines are
dominated by rocks
raised shore lines or cliffs are caused by
tetonic activity
Shorelines dominated by sand are
dynamic environments subject to tremendous fluxuation common in Gulf and Atlantic coastlines
Barrier Islands
special class of beaches, that line the coast
Barrier islands are made up of
long piles of gently sloping sand
Salt marshes and Mangrove swaps are
mostly associated with estuaries
low energy coast lines
estuaries are
areas where rivers drain into the ocean