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Dolosse-wall
A breakwater along the coast, called Dolos
Portland harbour hood entrance
Breakwaters protect the entrance of a harbour
Breakwater break1 new(USGS)
Breakwaters also trap sediments

Breakwaters are structures built to protect structures along a coastline against the impact of waves. They reduce the intensity of waves, and lessen the amount of erosion.


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