FORMATION OF HEADLANDS AND BAYS

Posted: 24/08/2010 in Coastal Features, formation
THIS IS THE RESULT OF TWO ALTERNATING BAND OF HARD ROCKS AND SOFT ROCKS WHICH ARE ARRANGED AT RIGHT ANGLE TO THE COAST.
WHEN THE WAVES ERODED THE SOFT ROCKS IT FORMS BAY AND THE HARD ROCKS IT FORMS HEADLANDS.
before
after

BAY & HEADLAND

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