Coastal Management Strategies at Holderness

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Name all the Locations along the Holderness coast where Groynes are situated.
Bridlington, Hornsea, Mappleton, Withernsea and at Spurn Head
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What has been threatened by the construction of groynes at Mappleton?
Cowden Farm.
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When were the groynes at Mappleton Built and how much did they cost?
In 1991. They cost £2 million.
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What effect have the defences had on Spurn Head?
It is at risk of being eroded away as less material is transported to it.
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Why is the Humber estuary at greater risk of flooding?
because less material is being added to it meaning the flood water cannot be slowed down.
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Why was rock armour needed at Withernsea?
Because the sea wall there was damaged during a storm in 1992.
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Why is the maintenance of defences becoming more expensive?
Because the protected areas are becoming headlands making them more susceptible to erosion.
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Which villages have sea walls?
Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea
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what protects the eastern side of spurn head?
Groynes and rock armour
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What would happen if the B1242 was lost to coastal erosion?
the villages further down the coast would be cut off.
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What has been threatened by the construction of groynes at Mappleton?

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Cowden Farm.

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When were the groynes at Mappleton Built and how much did they cost?

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What effect have the defences had on Spurn Head?

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Why is the Humber estuary at greater risk of flooding?

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