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Question 1: If the platform is permanently exposed above the high-water mark, it is probably a ________ platform, which is not considered a product of abrasion.
Raised beachTidal islandWave-cut platformRaised shorelines

Question 2: Abrasion is the mechanical scraping of a rock surface by ________ between rocks and moving particles during their transport by wind, glacier, waves, gravity, running water or erosion.
FrictionForceDrag (physics)Lift (force)

Question 3: The intensity of abrasion depends on the hardness, ________, velocity and mass of the moving particles.
SolubilityTotal dissolved solidsSolventConcentration


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