Beaches

Beaches

A beach is a great place to spend a hot summer afternoon. A beach is a landform along the edge of an ocean. Beaches can be made up of rock, sand, gravel shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. Beaches are made up of four zones: swash, beach face, wrack line, and berm.

About Beaches

A beach is a landform along the shoreline of an ocean, sea, lake or river. It usually consists of loose particles which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles or cobblestones. The particles comprising the beach are occasionally biological in origin, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae. Wild beaches are beaches which do not have lifeguards or trappings of modernity nearby, such as resorts, camps and hotels. They are sometimes called undeclared, undeveloped or undiscovered beaches. Wild beaches can be valued for their untouched beauty and preserved nature. They are most commonly found in less developed areas including, for example, parts of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia. Bangladesh is the home of the...'

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