Coasts figures quiz

How many people live in the Maldives?
300,000
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Average height of the islands is __m above sea level
1.5
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Scientists think the islands will be completely submerged within ____ years
50-100
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Tourism accounts for ___% of the Maldives' GDP
28
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The gov't had to ask Japan to fund the 3m high sea wall to protect the capital, Male, costing __
$60 million
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The average rate of erosion at Holderness is __m per year
1.8
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The gas terminal provides __ of Britain's gas supply
25
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The seaside caravan park in Ulrome is losing __ pitches each year
10
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How many rock groynes are there at Mappleton?
2
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When were the rock groynes built at Mappleton?
1991
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How much did the groynes at Mappleton cost?
£2 million
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What have been forming between protected areas in Holderness?
bays
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Studland bay is in ___
Dorset
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When was there a fire in Studland bay?
2008
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Average height of the islands is __m above sea level

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1.5

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Scientists think the islands will be completely submerged within ____ years

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Card 4

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Tourism accounts for ___% of the Maldives' GDP

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Card 5

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The gov't had to ask Japan to fund the 3m high sea wall to protect the capital, Male, costing __

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