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Terms in this set (18)
A pillar of rock jutting out of the sea which used to be attached to a headland.
A hole in the headland formed when two caves joined back to back.
An opening in a cliff formed by the widening of a crack or fissure.
A line of weakness in a rock or cliff.
An area of harder rock jutting out into the sea.
An inlet area of softer rock which has been eroded to form a bay.
A flat platform of rock at tidal level which was once a sea cliff.
A hole in the top of a headland through which the sea has eroded.
An indent at the foot of a cliff caused by increased erosion at the foot of a cliff.
The remaining rock pedestal once a stack has collapsed.
An eroded intertidal remains of a stump.
A narrow inlet between two headlands.
The power of waves to erode.
The sea picking up rocks and crashing them against cliffs, causing erosion.
Rocks being bashed against each other, making them smaller, smoother and rounder.
The action of chemicals in water which erodes rock by reacting with it and dissolving it.
Cliffs falling down due to gravity.
Cliff collapse by the sliding down of earth and rock.