A small point of land running into the sea, or a long, narrow shoal extending from the shore into the sea; as, a spit of sand.
A long range of sand deposited by longshore currents and longshore drift where the coast takes an abrupt inward turn. It is attached to land at the upstream end.
A coastal landform that comprises an arm of beach material sticking out into the sea. It is created by the action of longshore drift. transportation deposition beach coast
a long, narrow shoal, extending from shore into the ocean.
A narrow penninsula of sand extending a beach into an open bay.
a sand bar that is connected to land on one end.
A narrow, fingerlike ridge of sand that extends from land into open water.
A sandy bar projecting from the mainland into open water. Spits are formed by deposition of sediment moved by longshore drift.
A low tongue or narrow embankment of land, usually composed of sand or gravel, formed by wave and current action, with one end attached to the shore and the other ending in open water.
(a) A small point or low tongue or narrow embankment of land, commonly consisting of sand or gravel deposited by longshore transport and having one end attached to the mainland and the other terminating in open water, usually the sea; a finger-like extension of the beach. (b) A relatively long, narrow shoal or reef extending from the shore into a body of water. (Jackson, 1997).
a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
a narrow, sometimes curved bar of sand or pebbles which projects into the sea from the land
an extended stretch of beach material that projects out to sea and is joined to the mainland at one end
a type of bar ( landform ) or beach that develops where a re-entrant occurs, such as at a cove, Headlands and bays, ria, or river mouth
A small point or bank of low land projecting into a body of water from the shore.
a projection of beach materials from land into the sea
A long, narrow accumulation of sand or shingle, lying generally in line with the coast, with one end attached to the land and the other protecting into the sea or across the mouth of an estuary.
A narrow accumulation of sediment projecting into the sea.
(2127) - Curved or hooked depositional feature formed by longshore drift. Often has salt marshes on landward side and beach ridges marking former positions of the shoreline. Very mobile landform.