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

skerry
sandie
tombolo
split
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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flagFinland
7%
0%
92%
0%
26
flagCroatia
7%
15%
76%
0%
13
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
10%
73%
5%
19
flagItaly
9%
23%
63%
3%
55
flagIndia
13%
18%
52%
14%
74
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
26%
47%
6%
225
flagthe United States
17%
18%
45%
17%
298
flagthe Philippines
18%
9%
45%
27%
11
flagAustralia
17%
4%
43%
34%
23
flagFrance
7%
28%
42%
21%
14
flagPoland
25%
28%
41%
3%
7099
flagthe Netherlands
26%
26%
41%
5%
34
flagGermany
24%
32%
40%
2%
110
flagNorway
25%
37%
37%
0%
16
flagPakistan
9%
18%
36%
36%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
23%
47%
29%
0%
17
flagSweden
46%
20%
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15
flagCanada
22%
22%
22%
31%
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flagUnknown
38%
34%
19%
6%
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flagSpain
41%
8%
16%
25%
12

Gender

men38%
women41%
skerry
29%
26%
sandie
28%
28%
tombolo
38%
41%
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3%
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