Coasts Case Studies

Lulworth coast
- this is an example of a concordant coastline in Dorset
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Dalmatia coast
- this is an example of a dalmation coastline in Croatia in the Adriatic sea
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The Baltic Sea coastline
- this is an example of a haff coastline in Poland
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The Aswan Dam
- doesn't rain for up to 10 years at a time - 96% of the population live along the Nile - used for hydroelectric power which provided jobs
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The Maldives
- low-lying islands are at risk of coastal flooding - in the Indian ocean - population of 340,000 people spread over 1200 islands
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The Holderness Coast
- one of Europe's fastest eroding coastlines - average erosion rate is 2m per year - losing around 2million tonnes of material a year
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- this is an example of a dalmation coastline in Croatia in the Adriatic sea

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Dalmatia coast

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- this is an example of a haff coastline in Poland

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- doesn't rain for up to 10 years at a time - 96% of the population live along the Nile - used for hydroelectric power which provided jobs

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- low-lying islands are at risk of coastal flooding - in the Indian ocean - population of 340,000 people spread over 1200 islands

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