Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Sand Bar Landscape, Shoal Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2134

This is a landscape composed of shoals exposed above the water surface in rivers, lakes and shores. It is a general term that includes heart-shaped bars and river islands in rivers and the sandy bars that form along the shores of lakes or the ocean. It is a typical fluvial and lacustrine depositional landform.

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