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  • n. Plural form of tombolo.


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  • Coastal barriers may be described by their relationships to the mainland as bay barriers, tombolos, barrier spits, and barrier islands.

    Coastal barriers in the United States

  • Your image nicely illustrates how wave action can form tombolos (ridges of sand) that connect an island to the mainland creating a special type of peninsula.

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