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Question 1: In metamorphic or igneous rock, this is typically either a fault as in the caves of the ________, or a dike as in the large sea caves of Kauai, Hawaii’s Na Pali Coast.
Santa Barbara County, CaliforniaGeography of CaliforniaChannel Islands of CaliforniaSanta Cruz Island

Question 2: Significant sea caves have formed in the ________ that are now totally submerged by the rise in sea levels over the last 12 000 years.
Santa Barbara County, CaliforniaGeography of CaliforniaChannel Islands of CaliforniaSanta Cruz Island

Question 3: A sea cave, also known as a littoral cave, is a type of ________ formed primarily by the wave action of the sea.
Show caveCavingCaveKarst topography

Question 4: Fingal's Cave, on the Scottish island of ________, is a spacious cave some 70 m long, formed in columnar basalt.
StaffaUlvaErraidIona

Question 5: The Blue Grotto of ________, although smaller, is famous for the apparent luminescent quality of its water, imparted by light passing through openings underwater.
SorrentoCapriCampaniaNaples

Question 6: Littoral caves may be found in a wide variety of host rocks, ranging from sedimentary to metamorphic to ________, but caves in the latter tend to be larger due to the greater strength of the host rock.
BasaltGraniteFelsicIgneous rock







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