Coastal defenses at Minehead G1

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  • Coastal defenses at Minehead
    • 0.6m high sea wall with curved front to deflect waves
    • rock armour at the base of the wall to dissipate wave energy
    • beach nourishment, build up beach by 2m. forces waves to break further out at sea
    • wide walkway with seating areas
    • four rock groynes to retain the beach & stop longshore drift


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