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Bar (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 14

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Bar
Geoform Type Bay Mouth Bar
Longshore Bar
Point Bar
Relict Longshore Bar


Description
Definition A relatively shallow place (in a stream, lake, sea, or other body of water) that is typically a submerged ridge, or bank consisting of (or covered) by sand or other unconsolidated material—but may also be composed of rock or other material (modified from Jackson 1997).