Coast FAQs:

Q: Is a coast often blocked by dams and other human regulatory devices?

A: Yes, and which remove the sediment from the stream by causing it to be deposited inland.

Q: Is a coast the result of erosion of a surrounding cliff?

A: Yes, or bluff.

Q: Is a coast a frontier that nations have typically defended against military invaders?

A: Yes, and smugglers and illegal migrants.

Q: Is a coast one where the land gradually descends into the sea?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a coast one where marine action has produced steep declivities known as cliffs?

A: Yes.

Q: Are coasts a dynamic environment with constant change?

A: Yes.