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2. What were the schemes' purpose?

  • To protect wildlife
  • To determine the most suitable method of retaining sediment, dissipating wave energy and reduce the flooding and whilst maintaining the beach
  • To build a better beach for the tourists

3. What was done to the rocks in the cliffs?

  • They were reinforced with steel
  • Ground water was drained to improve stability
  • They were replaced with granite

4. Which was the most cost effective method of the scheme?

  • Replacing the 1930s groynes and replenishing the beach
  • Adding even more rock armor
  • Managed retreat

5. How long have the coastal defenses been carried out since?

  • 20th century
  • 19th century
  • 18th century


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