Definition of raised beach in English:

raised beach

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  • A former beach now lying above water level owing to geological changes since its formation.
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    • 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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