Barrier island facts for kids
Barrier islands are landforms which are flat or lumpy areas of sand. It is formed by waves and tides. They usually occur in chains. It can consist from a few islands to more than a dozen. They can change during storms and other actions. The longest and widest barrier island is Padre Island of Texas.
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Isles Dernieres in 1853 and 1978. Wave action detaches Isles Dernieres from the mainland.
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