Geography- coastal management at Lyme Regis

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  • Created on: 15-11-19 18:20

Coastal management at Lyme Regis 

Where is lyme regis?

is a small coastal town in Dorset, on England's south coast and is popular with tourists

What are the issues?

Unstable cliffs

Powerful waves from the south west cause rapid erosion

Foreshore erosion has destroyed or damaged many properties

Sea walls have been breached many times

How has the coastline been managed?

The environmental improvement scheme was set up in the early 1990s to provide long term coastal protection and reduce the threat of


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