Case study- Barton-on-sea

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Two layers of what rock?
Permeable sand, on impermeable clay
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when was groyne built at Hengistbury head?
1938, to extend tourist beach
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What defences have been built?
rip rap, timber groynes, timber and rock revetments, drainage system and piling at base to stop slumping
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why does hurst castle spit stop?
strong current in solent prevents it joining the isle of white.
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direction of longshore drift?
Eastwards
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wind/wave direction?
North Eastly
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when was groyne built at Hengistbury head?

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1938, to extend tourist beach

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What defences have been built?

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why does hurst castle spit stop?

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direction of longshore drift?

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