Effects of coastal recession

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North Norfolk coast's new Shoreline Management Plan
Adapts a managed retreat rather than 'hold the line' policy- 1000 homes, 1400 caravan and chalet parks, 6 hotels and guest houses, 7 historic buildings, 3.5 km of road, 7 golf course holes will be lost to the sea over the nex 100 years
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North Norfolk's government will save... by not building coastal defences but the human and env. costs will be great
41 million pounds
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One village under the threat of this policy is Happisburgh with a pop of
850
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Happisburgh is...
One of the fastest eroding areas in the world
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In... the council stopped repairing the coastal defences, which cause the rate of erosion to accelerate
1995
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The houses were worth... when the coast was defended, but are now valued at 1 pound
80,000
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The areas was defended in... with revetments which reduced the amount of erosion to about 50cm/ year
1958
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The cliffs at Walton-on-the-Naze are receding and the town is getting closer to the cliff edge. This is illustrated by the pill boxes on the beach...m from the cliff which in... were on top of the cliff
55; 1945
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The cliffs at Walton-on-the-Naze continue to erode at a rate of app. ...m/year
1.5
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North Norfolk's government will save... by not building coastal defences but the human and env. costs will be great

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41 million pounds

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Happisburgh is...

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In... the council stopped repairing the coastal defences, which cause the rate of erosion to accelerate

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