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This edition: On the Coast

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Episode Details

Original tape date: June 15, 2010.

First aired: June 15, 2010.

- An introductory look at coasts, with a discussion of the forces that have shaped them
- Large-scale features of coasts (e.g. sand spits, bay mouth bars, barrier islands, sea islands)
- Coasts formed by biological activity (e.g. coral reefs)
- Estuaries, lagoons and wetlands
- Characteristics of U.S. coasts