What is the difference between a jetty and a…

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  1. Opticz

    Opticz New Member

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    What is the difference between a jetty and a breakwater? Why would they be used?
     
  2. SugoGosu

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    Breakwaters protect an anchorage from the effects of weather and longshore drift, while jetties protect against erosion, by keeping the waves from sweeping the sand away. Difference, they both protect against different things.
     

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