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They protect the beaches from erosion during tropical storms.
The creation of a steep slope would hasten erosion.
The erosion on the island is unbelievable.
Most of the sediment making up a beach is supplied by rivers or by the erosion of highlands adjacent to the coast.
This island once towered above the sea but erosion has taken its toll.
They grew tobacco, which depleted the soil and caused erosion.
These changes contributed to the erosion of riverbanks and a decline in wetland species.
These features must have been obscured by erosion and sedimentation.
The crazy looking legs surrounding the impact are mostly due to erosion of different rock layers.
Most people today seem at least vaguely aware of the erosion of their natural environment, if not the severity of its rate.

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