[Tagging] Definition of a Beach

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 15 12:22:36 UTC 2019

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 at 13:06, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>

> If there is no slope in the area between the low and high tide line,
> and no wave action, you usually get a wetland=tidalflat (mud flat), or
> salt marsh, or mangroves, depending on the climate, not a beach.

Sometimes wetland even if there is a slope. Depends on all sorts of
factors.  There's
a continuum between beach and wetland.  Not a very broad one, but it's
there.  Mostly
it will obviously be one or the other, but there are bound to be
exceptions.  A wetland
in monsoon season might be a beach outside of that season.  Unlikely but

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