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


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Tombolos?

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source