Location& Natural Features
On the NE coast of U.K, facing the North Sea
Flambrough, Bridlington, Hornsea and Mappleton are some of the places along the coast.
- Longshore Drift
Erosion is caused by..
Strong prevailing winds= longshore drift
Cliffs are made from clay, erodes quicker when saturated.
- £2 million scheme
- Rock armour
- Sea walls
Effects in Mappleton:
Groynes stopped LSD, encouraged sediment transportation
SW, stopped waves breaking directly at base of cliff
Effects on two groups of people:
Residents- houses are safer, however tax has increased
Businesses- farmers have lost land