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Armor
also called Armour

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  1. beaches, stream or river beds which have significant rock or boulder occurrence

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 6, 2008
  2. in hydrology and geography is the association of surface pebbles, rocks or boulders with stream beds or beaches

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  3. Most commonly hydrological armor occurs naturally

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  4. however, a man-made form is usually called riprap, when shorelines or stream banks are fortified for erosion protection with large boulders or sizable manufactured concrete objects

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  5. When armor is associated with beaches in the form of pebbles to medium sized stones grading from two to 200 millimeters across, the resulting landform is often termed a shingle beach

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  6. Hydrological modeling indicates that stream armor typically persists in a flood stage environment

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