This volume is a collection of papers, preceded by an introductory essay, on coastal physiography. In this volume, although all the papers have both a local and a general interest, and all illustrate certain general ideas, the emphasis is focused on their interest and value as studies of particular places. It includes papers on: the peninsula on the south coast of Jutland, Victoria Australia, Dungeness, the Mississippi delta, Cardigan Bay, Holderness and coral reefs.
Contents: The Coastline of Djursland: A Study in East Danish Shoreline Development, Axel Schou; Wave Power and the Djursland Coast, Sofus Christiansen; The Evolution of Sandy Barrier Formations on the East Gippsland Coast, E. C. F. Bird; The Formation of Dungeness Foreland, W. V. Lewis; The Coast of Louisiana, R. J. Russell; The Erosional History of the Cliffs around Aberystwyth, Alan Wood; Land Loss at Holderness, 1852-1952, Hartmut Valentin; The Coastal Landslips of Southeast Devon, Muriel A. Arber; Coastal Reefs and Islands and Catastrophic Storms, D. R. Stoddart; The East Coast Floods, 31 January-1 February 1953, J. A. Steers.
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