beach ridge

cordón litoral

English-Spanish dictionary of Geography . . 2007.

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  • beach ridge — n. a ridge just inland from a beach, consisting of sand and gravel built up by storm waves …   English World dictionary

  • Beach ridge — A beach ridge is a wave swept or wave deposited ridge running parallel to a shoreline. It is commonly composed of sand as well as sediment worked from underlying beach material. The movement of sediment by wave action is called littoral transport …   Wikipedia

  • beach ridge — noun : a ridge of sand and gravel built up along the beach by wave action * * * a long, low ridge, usually one of a series, composed of sand or gravel transported by the waves and currents of a storm surge. * * * beach ridge, a large mound of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beach ridge —    A low, essentially continuous mound of beach or beach and dune material heaped up by the action of waves and currents on the backshore of a beach, beyond the present limit of storm waves or the reach of ordinary tides, and occurring singly or… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • beach ridge — a long, low ridge, usually one of a series, composed of sand or gravel transported by the waves and currents of a storm surge. * * * …   Universalium

  • Beach — (englisch für Strand) steht für: The Beach, Film von Danny Boyle aus dem Jahre 2000 Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Beach (Georgia) Beach (Missouri) Beach (North Dakota) Beach (Texas) Beach Point (Massachusetts) Beach Ridge (New York) Beach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ridge Forrester — Infobox soap character name = Ridge Forrester Sr. series = The Bold and the Beautiful portrayer = Ronn Moss (1987 present) first = Episode 1 March 23 1987 last = cause = creator = caption = Ronn Moss as Ridge Forrester (2007) nickname = The… …   Wikipedia

  • Beach evolution — The shoreline is where the land meets the sea and it is continually changing. Over the long term, the water is eroding the land. Beaches represent a special case, in that they exist where sand accumulated from the same processes that strip away… …   Wikipedia

  • Ridge House Villa — (Black Rock,Тринидад и Тобаго) Категория отеля: Адрес: Grafton, Black Rock, Трин …   Каталог отелей

  • Ridge Canipe — (born July 13, 1994 in Long Beach, California) is an American child actor. Ridge is best known for his roles in Walk the Line (as young Johnny Cash),in a thriller Baby Blues in 2008 and the 2005 version of Bad News Bears . Also in film which hit… …   Wikipedia

  • ridge — [rıdʒ] n [: Old English; Origin: hrycg] 1.) a long area of high land, especially at the top of a mountain ▪ We made our way carefully along the ridge. 2.) a) something long and thin that is raised above the things around it ▪ A small ridge of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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