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  • Created on: 08-02-16 18:48
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  • The Holderness Coast
    • Cliff erosion and collapse
      • The area is under threat because the coast receives a lot of destructive waves from the North Sea.
      • The area is made of boulder clay, a soft material of clay and sand deposited in the Ice Age
    • Coastal Management
      • Hard Engineering
        • Wooden Groynes (stops moving sediment)
          • + Builds bigger beaches
          • - Causes erosion further along the coast
        • Sea walls
          • + Tourists can walk along them
          • - Cost £3k per m
        • Rock armour (waves hit the rock armour and not the cliff)
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      • Soft Engineering
        • Dune regneration
        • Beach nourishment


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