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BEACH. The sea shore. (q. v.)

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Key infrastructure facilities, including municipal utility buildings and residential structures, are located in the backshore of Iqaluit's main beach.
The foreshore / backshore study of raw material exploitation mentioned above is a good example (Hiscock and Allen 2000).
This study focused on seasonal changes in vegetation of the backshore and primary dune zones.
Dunes weren't needed for protection in this area because of the naturally high backshore, so they weren't included in the Corps's project.
Equilibrium can be restored only if the foreshore is raised by debris removed from the freshly exposed backshore.
The reverse is theoretically true; the beach profile will migrate downwards and lakeward in response to accretion of beach grade sediment in the backshore through landward transport of near-shore bottom sediment.
In the 1980s, the diversity of plant species on the backshore and primary dunes was declining.