GROIN

A STRUCTURE that normally projects outward from a SHORE and protects a BEACH from erosion by disrupting the alongshore movement of SAND and other SEDIMENTs but not by preventing WATER_WAVEs from reaching the SHORE; a groin.

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Initial contribute: 2011-12-26

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Geographic semantic resource librarySedrisshelter

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Name GROIN
Description A STRUCTURE that normally projects outward from a SHORE and protects a BEACH from erosion by disrupting the alongshore movement of SAND and other SEDIMENTs but not by preventing WATER_WAVEs from reaching the SHORE; a groin.
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Name 交叉拱

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Initial contribute : 2011-12-26

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