Beach scarp | Article about beach scarp by The Free Dictionary
beach scarp[′bēch ‚skärp]
A nearly vertical slope along the beach caused by wave erosion.
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Extensive damage by storms in November 2001 and January 2005 to the beach scarp
and to the dune forest behind it, accompanied by seaward sand loss (cf.
A 1500 yr record of North Atlantic storm activity based on optically dated relict beach scarps