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(English) Sloped sediment shoreline consisting of exposed formations of cemented beach materials, usually sand; formerly covered by unconsolidated materials in the intertidal zone; forms laterally extensive lines of rock dipping seaward at the slope of the beach; may occur on reef top away from current shoreline where it forms a reef top supratidal feature. (See also: reef top, beach)
grès de plage
(French) Rivage du sédiment incliné qui consiste en formations exposé des matières de la plage cimentées, habituellement du sable; autrefois couverts par les matières non consolidé dans la zone intertidale; forme des lignes latérales étendues de roc qui descend vers la mer à partir de la pente de plage; peut se produire sur le sommet du récif loin de rivage courant où il forme un trait supratidal du sommet du récif. (See also: reef top, beach)
rocha constituída por duna consolidada
(Portuguese) Linha de costa sedimentar constituída por formações expostas de areias consolidadas. (See also: reef top, beach)

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