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PREFERRED TERM
barrier beach setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A narrow, elongate sand or gravel ridge rising slightly above the high-tide level and extending generally parallel with the shore, but separated from it by a lagoon (Shepard, 1954, p.1904), estuary, or marsh; it is extended by longshore transport and is rarely more than several kilometers long.
DESCRIPTION
  • A narrow, elongate sand or gravel ridge rising slightly above the high-tide level and extending generally parallel with the shore, but separated from it by a lagoon (Shepard, 1954, p.1904), estuary, or marsh; it is extended by longshore transport and is rarely more than several kilometers long.
IDENTIFIER
  • barrierBeachSetting
TITLE
  • barrier beach setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/barrierBeachSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment