Definition of raised beach in English:

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raised beach


A former beach now lying above water level owing to geological changes since its formation.
Example sentences
  • Numerous raised beaches have been recognized in this area.
  • The first mile is on a raised beach and follows the rugged coastline.
  • The region lacks prominent landmarks, and the raised beaches are sandy and subject to wind erosion and sand drift.

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