How is this narrow strip of land, attaching an island to the mainland, called?

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tombolo
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Tombolos are formed by wave re­frac­tion. As the waves near an island, they are slowed by the shallow water sur­round­ing it. These waves then refract or "bend" around the island to the opposite side as they ap­proach, sweeping sediment together from both sides.

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