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Increasing Risks

Holderness Coastline

Flamborough Head

Headland made of hard rock
Slow rates of erosion




Eventually the arch falls and becomes a stack.




Chris Cartwright

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Increasing Risks

Longshore Drift




The above forms Drift Aligned Beaches
This is a narrow beach, so isn't very good for coastal protection




When it rains, the cliff face gets full of water
As a result, the cliff face gets heavier
Because of less friction, cracks…

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Sustainable Coast management




The above method uses old tyres that are not wanted to act as groynes
They turn Destructive waves into constructive waves
Increase Deposition and Decrease erosion
None pollutant
Cheap to build & a free resource
If they break off, they…

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