berm crest

berm crest

[′bərm ‚krest]
(geology)
The seaward limit and usually the highest spot on a coastal berm. Also known as berm edge.
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It is plausible that long waves of standing mode, which are not large enough to reach the berm top even with the help of rising tides, cause erosion of the beach face below the berm crest to form a scarp, which may retreat gradually.