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Wave-cut platform. View of a wave-cut platform (or abrasion platform) on the coast of Bartholeme Island, one of the Galapagos Islands belonging to Ecuador. This flat, smooth platform has been cut by the action of the waves and the shingle they carry on the coastal rocks. The Galapagos are an archipelago of volcanic islands around 1000 kilometres west of South America.
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