A spit or sandspit is a deposition bar or beach landform found off coasts or lake
shores. ... in the direction the waves are breaking, forming an above-water spit.
Spits are formed where the prevailing wind blows at an angle to the coastline,
resulting in longshore drift. An example of a spit is Spurn Head, found along the ...
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Sand spits form after sudden changes in the shape of a coastline. This causes
longshore drifts that deposit sediment in the direction of the drift, rather than
Jul 20, 1998 ... Spit, in geology, narrow coastal land formation that is tied to the coast at one end.
Spits frequently form where the coast abruptly changes ...
Aug 26, 2010 ... A Spit is a long, narrow ridge of deposited materials that extends from the
mainland into the sea. An example in Brunei is Muara Spit and Kuala ...
Headlands, once formed, are exposed to the full force of the sea. ... are
immediately drawn to discuss the processes of long-shore drift and the formation
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Find out about how beaches, spits and bars are formed by deposition along a
Jul 9, 2013 ... In geography, spit is a landform made by the deposition of sand by the movement
of .... The Homer Spit was not formed by tidal action, however.
Spits are formed where the coast suddenly changes direction e.g. across a river
mouth. Longshore drift continues to deposit material across the mouth of a river ...