Definitions for "Raised Beach"
Keywords:  beach, coastal, shore, former, lake
A wave-cut platform raised above the present sea level.
ancient beach deposits that have been raised above the current sea level, and hence mark the position of former shorelines. They can be raised either by tectonic uplift or by lowering of the sea level.
A beach raised by earth movement thus forming a narrow coastal plain. There may be raised beaches at different levels resulting from repeated earth movement.