Beaches

 
Gravel Beach, SW Alaska.

Sandy Beach and incoming waves, Central California

Oblique incoming waves causing longshore drift, Oregon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandy beach and nearshore.  SW Florida. Beach at mouth of Salmon River, Oregon.

 

A more detailed explanation of sedimentological features associated with shallow-marine environments can be found here.


Source: Marli Bryant Miller, Department of Earth Sciences, University Of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA