A tombolo is a spit of sand linking an island to the mainland (or to another island), formed by longshore drift.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Dorset and East Devon Coast Chesil Beach
Galapagos Islands Bartholome Island
Gorham's Cave Complex Rock of Gibraltar is one
Great Barrier Reef Hinchinbroke Island "At Ramsay Bay on the northeast coast, a transgressive dune barrier or tombolo links Cape Sandwich, a granite outlier at the northeastern tip of the island, to the main part of the island." (Wiki)
Jeju Seongsan Ilchulbong


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