The World's Most Amazing Coasts
Which coast is home to man-eating tigers? Why is one coastline known as "Skeleton Coast"? Which coastal feature is so big it is visible from space? The world has many types of coasts, from long, sandy beaches to swampy mangrove forests. Find out about the incredible features that are found along the world's coasts, and the many different animals and plants that make their homes here.
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amazing Animals living area of sea Atlantic Ocean Australia Ball's Pyramid Barrier Reef Bay of Fundy Bioluminescent Bay called coral CARVED DEEP CHANNELS Cassino Beach cliffs coastal COLD CURRENTS continents coral polyp CORAL REEF SYSTEM Curonian Spit depositing sand Earth erode wear feet FJORDS LENGTH FORMED GLACIERS CARVED DEEP Global warming glow with light gradually grow ISLAND PINNACLE HEIGHT KM 150 MILES KM 994 MILES Lord Howe Island mangrove forests meets the sea meters Molokai Namib Desert NAMIBIA Norway NORWEGIAN FJORDS Pacific Ocean plankton feed point that seawater pollution Praia do Cassino Raintree river channels river of ice rock sticking SAND COLLECTS sand dunes SANDY BEACH LENGTH Scientists think sea creatures called sea deposit sea stack sea surrounded seashore seawater reaches shore Skeleton Coast SQ MILES Sundarbans surrounded by land tidal range tiny sea creatures trie TYPE OF COASTLINE volcanoes warmer WAVES DEPOSIT wildlife world's biggest world's longest