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GCSE COASTAL LANDSCAPES & PROCESSES
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Study Figure 1, which shows the cross-section of a coastal area and Figure 2 which shows a coastline of
headlands and bays.

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(b) (i) Name three uses which people may make of this coastline.
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(c) (i) Suggest why headlands and bays have been formed on the coastline in Fig. 2.…

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(c) (iii) Name feature F shown on Fig. 2.
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(iv) By means of a labelled diagram ONLY, explain how such a feature was formed.




Annotate the above sketch to show the following information in the correct place.

A: Source of main…

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(d) (ii) Explain the value of a beach to the local community.
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GCSE COASTAL LANDSCAPES & PROCESSES
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Study Figure 1 below which shows a section of the English coast.

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Studland Bay
Sands and clays



The Foreland
Chalk Ballard Point

English
Channel
Swanage Bay
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Peveril Point

Durlston Head
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(d) Explain fully why bays and headlands have formed along the coast.
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(e) The Foreland, caves and stacks are to be found. Explain, with the aid of labelled diagrams,
the characteristics and formation of caves and stacks.




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(f) Study Figure 2 below which shows erosion and weathering of the cliff at Peveril Point
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location of
Grand Hotel
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The cliff in Figure 2 has been protected by the Local Authority at a cost of £20 million. Suggest
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(g) Study Figure 3 below which shows an advertisement for a hotel on the seafront.
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Seaviews from all rooms.
Quiet and secluded beach with
hotel's own beach chalets.
Local fishing. 30 beds. Open all year.


Outline the advantages and disadvantages of coastal…

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GCSE COASTAL LANDSCAPES & PROCESSES
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Study Figure 1 which shows a stretch of coastline.

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Cliffs

Marina

B Groynes

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Hotels Sea-wall
Large Old Houses 1950 Beach
S EA groyne Modern Houses 1995 Beach


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(d) As the scale of the map in Figure 1 is small it has not been possible to show the detailed shape of the
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Sea wall
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B S EA


Draw on Figure 2 the probable shape of the…

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