• Erosion by waves can create unique landforms, such as platforms, arches, and sea stacks.
  • Wave refraction either concentrates wave energy or disperses it.
  • Sediments eroded from cliffs near the shoreline may also be transported.
  • Longshore currents are created because water approaches the shore at an angle.
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  • The power of the ocean modifies landforms by erosion and deposition.
  • The beach is being created as sand is being deposited.
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