The Sea-coast: (1) Destruction (2) Littoral Drift (3) Protection
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1902 - 361 Seiten
This title deals with the effects of erosion and littoral drift on the English and continental coast-lines bordering the North Sea, and outlines protective measures including sea-walls and groynes.
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