Barrier beach

Updated on 04/12/2018
Sens commun
Sediment bar, mainly built by the waves, which is parallel or near the coastline and to which it is most often attached at one end. It separates the sea from a quieter coastal area, of the lagoon type, sheltered from the waves.
according to the Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Biodiversity and Nature Conservation of 2017 and IOWater
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Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.