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Tombolo Paximadhi Eboea
Tombolo near Karystos, Euboea, Greece

A tombolo is a line of sand that connects an island to the main land or to another island. They are often shaped like a hammer as they have been created by a complex process, called longshore drift. The word 'tombolo' translates to mound. It is a shaped piece of sand that is attached to something called a spit or bar.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Tómbolo para niños

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