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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flagFinland
11%
0%
88%
0%
17
flagCroatia
0%
18%
81%
0%
11
flagItaly
12%
33%
48%
6%
33
flagIndia
15%
22%
47%
15%
59
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
29%
45%
5%
147
flagthe United States
19%
18%
42%
18%
255
flagAustralia
20%
5%
40%
35%
20
flagPakistan
10%
10%
40%
40%
10
flagthe Philippines
20%
10%
40%
30%
10
flagPoland
25%
30%
39%
4%
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flagthe Netherlands
23%
28%
38%
9%
21
flagFrance
7%
30%
38%
23%
13
flagNorway
30%
30%
38%
0%
13
flagGermany
30%
31%
35%
2%
79
flagRepublic of Ireland
33%
33%
33%
0%
12
flagCanada
15%
25%
25%
35%
20
flagSpain
41%
8%
16%
25%
12

Gender

men40%
women38%
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27%
27%
sandie
28%
29%
tombolo
40%
38%
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3%
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