COASTAL DEPOSITION

Deposition occur along the coast due to the
Constructive waves which have a more powerful swash than backwash, more materials are deposited than eroded on such coasts.
when the coasts are sheltered from prevailing winds which protected from wave erosion and deposition of materials take place.

Storm also subsidies, the large amount of materials eroded from the coast  than transport away from the coast. Hence, these materials are deposited.

Depositional features

1. Beaches
2. Offshore bars
3. Spits and tombolos
4. Coastal dunes
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