Dawlish Warren Case study

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Which county is Dawlish Warren in?
Devon
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Which landform is found at Dawlish Warren?
Spit
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Which process created the landform at Dawlish Warren?
Longshore Drift
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Which river stops the spit joining on to the beach at Exmouth?
The River Exe
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Which defences are used to protect the landform?
Wooden groynes
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What was the cost of putting the groynes in along the spit?
£380,000
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What are the environmental reasons to protect the spit?
It is a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest), a breeding ground for migratory birds, a fragile dune habitat, home to 29 rare British flowering plants
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What are the economic reasons for protecting the spit?
800,000 visitors per year, businesses rely on the spit, golf course, pub (The Boathouse), two shops
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What is the name of the headland near Dawlish Warren?
Langstone Rock
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Which sea defence protects the railway line?
Sea wall
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Which landform is found at Dawlish Warren?

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Spit

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Which process created the landform at Dawlish Warren?

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Which river stops the spit joining on to the beach at Exmouth?

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Which defences are used to protect the landform?

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Good for revision, but dose not provide structured information so i wouldn't consider this as a beneficial case study.  

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