Beach ridge

A beach ridge is a wave-swept or wave-deposited ridge running parallel to a shoreline. It is commonly composed of sand as well as sediment worked from underlying beach material. The movement of sediment by wave action is called littoral transport. Movement of material parallel to the shoreline is called longshore transport. Movement perpendicular ...
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beach ridge

(from the article `glacial landform`) ...and it is called a wave-cut bench. On the other hand, it may be formed by deposition of sand and gravel from long-shore currents along the margin ...
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Beach Ridge

A low extensive ridge of beach material piled up by storm waves landward of the BERM. Usually consists of very coarse sand, GRAVEL or shells. Occurs singly or as a series of more or less parallel ridges.
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