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 BBC NI - Landscapes Unlocked - Clips & Scripts - Headlands, Bays and Beaches
Bays are sheltered openings that are found between the headlands that jut out into the sea.
Headlands and bays are normally found in areas that are made up of a mixture of rock types.
Headlands and bays are normally found in areas that are made up of a mixture of soft and hard rock that erode at different rates.
www.bbc.co.uk /northernireland/landscapes/lev2_coasts_headlands_script.shtml   (375 words)

  
  bays - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Bay (body of water), small body of water or inlet that is set off from a larger body of water.
Biscay, Bay of, vast inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, southeastern Europe, bounded on the north and east by France and on the south by Spain.
A headland is an area of land adjacent to water on three sides.
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  Headlands and bays
Headlands and bays are usually, but not always, found together on the same stretch of coastline.
Headlands and bays form on concordant coastlines, where bands of rock of alternating resistance run perpendicular to the coast.
Bays form where weak (less resistant) rocks (such as sands and clays) are eroded, leaving bands of stronger (more resistant) rocks (such as chalk, limestone, granite) forming a headland, or peninsula.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/h/he/headlands_and_bays.html   (415 words)

  
 Headlands and bays - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Headlands are made of hard rock and bays are made of soft rock and it takes the hard rock longer to erode.
A bay is a recess or inlet in the shore of a sea or lake between two headlands.
Bays form where weak rocks, such as sands and clays, are eroded, leaving bands of stronger rocks, such as chalk, limestone, or granite, forming a headland, or peninsula.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Headlands_and_bays   (257 words)

  
 Bays, Gulfs and Headlands of the World Posters, Prints, Charts
Bays are formed when the coastline has varying degrees of resistance to the eroding effect of water; the terms gulf and sea refer to bays formed by tectonic movement of the Earth's crust.
A headland is land surrounded by water on three sides: a large headland is a peninsula, promontories are long, narrow and high headlands; a cape is a headland that signicantly affects ocean currents.
The Bay and Gulf of Bothnia are arms of the Baltic Sea between the east coast of Sweden and the west coast of Finland; the Gulf of Finland extends from the Baltic between Finland and Estonia.
www.creativeprocess.net /education_posters/geography/landforms/bays.html   (442 words)

  
 Where do I find Headlands And Bays information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Headlands and bays Geology and geography Geology and geography The bay of Baracoa, Cuba
Headlands and bays silhouette on discordant coastlines, where bands of rock of alternating resistance spurt perpendicular to the coast.
Bays silhouette where prostrate (less resistant) rocks (such as sands and clays) are eroded, leaving bands of stronger (more resistant) rocks (such as chalk, limestone, granite) forming a headland, or peninsula.
www.electronics.roneal.com /Australia/serp/Israel/Headlands_and_bays   (815 words)

  
 Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In physical geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides, and open to more water on the fourth side.
Bay is a color of the hair coats of horses, characterized by a body color of dark red (known as blood bay) to deep brown, with fl mane, tail and lower legs.
Some bay horses may have darker coloration in bars on their shoulders and rarely, a dark stripe down the back.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Headlands and bays
Headlands are formed by an erosion of the coastline which removes material from either side of a piece of land.
Headlands and bays form on discordant coastlines, where bands of rock of alternating resistance run perpendicular to the coast.
Bays form where weak (less resistant) rocks (such as sands and clays) are eroded, leaving bands of stronger (more resistant) rocks (such as chalk, limestone, granite) forming a headland, or peninsula.
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 Headlands and bays Information
A bay generally occupies an area wider than a fjord but smaller than a sound or gulf, either of which may include one or more bays.
Headlands and bays are usually found together on the same stretch of coastline.
Usually these bays are referred to as seas or gulfs and not bays.
www.bookrags.com /Headlands_and_bays   (507 words)

  
 Oceans & Coastlines - Wave Action
Sediment eroded from the headlands are deposited in the relatively quiet waters of the bays to form beaches.
The coastline is straightened as erosion wears away the headlands and the bays are filled with sediment (Fig.
Wave erosion is concentrated on headlands and bays become areas of deposition.
www.mhhe.com /earthsci/geology/mcconnell/ocp/wave.htm   (634 words)

  
 Coastal Systems International, Inc. | Publications | Miami Beach 32nd Street Hot Spot: Construction & Short - Term ...
Finally (Sasso and Shah, 2001, the possible impacts of headland construction on the waves and currents were examined to determine the effects of the structures on the existing longshore currents and the corresponding littoral drift in the region).
Sand was stockpiled at the 32nd Street construction area and was graded seaward to conform to the headlands and bays.
The shape of the bay has been stable since construction, and consistent with expectations, the slope of the profile has adjusted to one that is less steep.
www.coastalsystemsint.com /media/pop_32nd_conststruction.htm   (2237 words)

  
 Headlands and bays - Definition, explanation
Large headlands may also be called peninsulas, long, narrow and high headlands promontories.
Headlands and bays form on discordant coastlines, where bands of rock of alternating resistance run perpendicular to the coast.
Sometimes bays form where movements of the earth's crust (tectonics) bring areas of land together, or move them apart.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/h/he/headlands_and_bays.php   (458 words)

  
 Coastal erosion
Less resistant rock is eroded more quickly and forms bays, while the more resistant rock is left outcropping in the sea forming headlands.
A discordant coastline is a type of coastline characterised by a series of bays and headlands.
Coastlines with different rock arrangement such as concordant coastlines are less prone to the formation of bays and headlands.
www.geocities.com /virtualgeography/coastal_erosion.htm   (606 words)

  
 Introduction to Pakistan: Section 5: Coastline
The coast is rugged and tectonic in origin as evidenced by the uplifted terraces, headlands and fluted beds.
Headlands are prominent in Jiwani, Pisukan, Gawadar Rasjaddi and Ormara, and are intervened by low-lying places comprised of alluvial deposits.
Bays and lagoons are protected bodies of water surrounded by land having an opening into the sea.
www.wildlifeofpakistan.com /IntroductiontoPakistan/coastlineofPakistan.htm   (971 words)

  
 SHORELINE PROCESSES AND THE EVOLUTION OF COASTAL LANDFORMS
Built of material eroded by waves from the headlands, and material brought down by rivers that carry the products of weathering and erosion from the land masses.
A narrow ridge or embankment of sediment forming a finger-like projection from the shore into the open ocean.
  Therefore the waves inside adjacent bays have lower energy and as a result sediments are deposited in the bays.
www.tulane.edu /~geol113/COASTAL-PROCESSES-1a.htm   (1009 words)

  
 Coastal Processes and Landforms
A coast embayed with numerous estuaries (bays) is likely to be a shoreline of submergence.
Headlands and bays often represent rocks of alternating resistance.
Headlands, which protrude into the ocean are attacked by waves changing direction and converging on the headlands, a process known as refraction.
www.cst.cmich.edu /users/Franc1M/esc105/lectures/coast.htm   (736 words)

  
 COASTAL EROSION
Headlands with vertical cliffs concentrate energy by wave refraction.
Headlands and Bays: Mostly form in areas of varying rock resistance, firstly the rocks of lower resistance are eroded, forming bays and leaving headlands where there are outcrops of more resistant rock.
These headlands then receive the higher energy waves and thus a beach develops in the bay, further protecting it from erosion.
members.tripod.com /Geography_homework/erosion.html   (937 words)

  
 People of the Bays and Headlands: Anthropological History and the Fate of Communities in the Unknown Labrador.by ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John C. Kennedy's People of the Bays and Headlands examines the history and fate of nearly 3000 people who live in one of the eleven communities scattered along the 300-kilometre stretch of coastline in southeastern Labrador.
Their story is one of economic change, community growth and decline, and apprehension for the future now that the fish stocks, their source of livelihood, have disappeared.
The earliest settler economy was largely subsistent, fragile, and mobile, as the settlers moved seasonally between their summer fishing stations on the headlands and their family-based winter homes in the bays.
www.utpjournals.com /product/chr/782/bays31.html   (811 words)

  
 Waves
Along a shore which consists of headlands and bays, the configuration of the coast.
In the foreground the huts and the rice lands are hardly seem in the water.
Similar to the flood on the 7th of October in 1937, which caused 300 thousand people’s death, the flood at the beginning of September, in 1988, was caused by a cyclon at the Bengal Bay’s territory and it caused oceanic storm, that raised the surface of the sea 4-5 metres than to the average was.
library.thinkquest.org /03oct/01428/waves1en.html   (1165 words)

  
 HEADLANDS DUNES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Extensive development along the shores of Lake Erie has all but totally eliminated the presence of sandy beaches and dunes at the western mouths of river bays and inlets from Sandusky Bay to Dunkirk, New York.
Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve remains today as one of the last of its kind in the entire state.
Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve protects a vestige of the Lake Erie Dune community for this as well as future generations.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /dnap/location/headlands.html   (361 words)

  
 Coastal Erosion Landforms
These are alternating bands of more and less resistant rock and are exaggerated and destroyed by wave action (may not be a large difference but will show after a long period of time).
Due to wave refraction energy will be less concentrated on the hard rock (headlands) and this will slow down the erosion of the bay.
Also featured is a circular bay due to the Wealdon Beds that are soft and easily eroded.
www.revision-notes.co.uk /revision/700.html   (528 words)

  
 Headlands and bays help - Tags at Help.com
My teenage son is on a path to destruction…i leave in the bay area and i’m a single mom with the income to prove it.
My daughter goes to Teacher’s College in North Bay but does her practical teaching part of the program in Hamilton, Ontario.
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 New Zealand Adventure
From Dunedin there are opportunities to see Albatross and Yellow Eyed penguins, before visiting the remarkable Catlins with its spectacular coastal scenery, with rocky headlands, sandy bays and estuaries and the fossilised forest contrasting sharply with the superb examples of native coastal forest.
And of course the smorgasboard of unspoilt inlets, bush clad hills, rugged coastline, and abundant birdlife to be found on Stewart Island is a highlight as is the opportunity to observe the famous New Zealand Kiwi in the wild.
From Dunedin there are opportunities to see Albatross and Yellow Eyed penguins, and visiting the remarkable Catlins will amaze, with its spectacular coastal scenery, with rocky headlands, sandy bays and estuaries and the fossilized forest contrasting sharply with the superb examples of native coastal forest.
www.ytravelc.com /NzAdventureEcoTravel.htm   (612 words)

  
 Estuaries: The Long Arms of the Sea
The coastal region consists primarily of rock headlands, coves, bays, estuaries, islands, and sand beaches.
To the northeast of the Kennebec, the Sheepscot, Damariscotta, Medomak, and St. George rivers form major estuaries characterized by salt marshes and mud flats.
Compared to similar bodies of water nationwide, most of the bays and estuaries of northern New England are still relatively unpolluted.
seagrant.gso.uri.edu /noreaster/noreasterFW95/estuaries_fw95.html   (1737 words)

  
 M/V Selendang Ayu: NOAA's Involvement
The shorelines at risk are predominantly gravel beaches with areas of mixed sand and gravel beaches, exposed rocky shores, and exposed wave-cut platforms.
There are sheltered rocky shores along portions of the inner bay and some pockets of marshes and exposed and sheltered tidal flats.
Along the outer rocky headlands between bays, the shoreline is composed primarily of exposed wave-cut platforms in bedrock, exposed rocky shores, and gravel beaches.
archive.orr.noaa.gov /selendang/selendang.html   (1749 words)

  
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The spectacular seacliffs, headlands, and secluded bays in an unspoiled natural setting make the area ideal for short hikes and exploration.
The headlands between Tanjong Lobang and Luak Bay are rather restricted in terms of access, as the area is surrounded by school, and government and private properties.
From the light house, a series of dirt trails could be established, to provide access to and link the numerous headlands and secluded bays in the area.
www.ecomedia-software.com /museum/TGLOBANG/Tglobang.htm   (497 words)

  
 Australia - Sydney harbour [Sophie’s maze]
The bay opens on the Pacific ocean through the Gap, a narrow entry between cliffs, signaled by beacons.
Next to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Woolloomooloo bay has long been used for industrial and military purposes, rusty pontoons are still moored there.
These beaches alternate with expensive houses dipping their feet in the water like in Double Bay, and docking quays for the ferries.
sophie-g.net /photo/oz/baie/e_baie.htm   (240 words)

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