wave-cut cliff

wave-cut cliff

[′wāv ¦kət ′klif]
(geology)
A cliff formed by the erosive action of waves on rock.
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Unesco also notes Batanes 'is one of the last remaining areas in the Philippines having unique natural physiographic features (wave-cut cliffs, cave-like outcrops, secluded white sand beaches) resulting from its position where strong winds and fast currents have etched out its distinct morphology.'