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Basin Geology - Geomorphology Contributors: Beall, Zganjar, Westphal, Penland
|Figure 45: Location map for the southeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain. |
| ||Bulkhead |
A wood, steel, or concrete wall along a waterfront. Can be adjacent to the land as a retaining wall or separate from it as a seawall to provide wave protection and resist erosion.
| ||Riprap Armor |
Embankment or revetment along a shoreline reinforced by things thrown together without order in the form of broken concrete, concrete blocks, old pilings, rubble, etc. to resist erosion.
| ||Stepped Seawall |
A solid concrete revetment along a shoreline in the form of a series of steps.
| ||Brackish Marsh |
Any unforested, vegetated area normally subject to inundation or tidal action at any time sufficient to support wetland-development, emergent vegetation with salinity between 8-16 ppt.
| ||Sand Beach |
A beach made up of fine or coarse grain sand.
|Figure 46: Shoreline types of the southeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Click on the letter to see photographs of the shoreline. |
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