barred beach sequence

barred beach sequence

[¦bärd ′bēch ′sē·kwəns]
(geology)
A sequence comprising longshore bars, barrier beaches, and lagoons that develop when, under low-energy conditions, waves cross a broad continental shelf before impinging on a shoreline where sand-sized sediments are abundant.
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