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Erosion at Holderness
the average rate is 1.8 metres a year, it is 61km long from Flamborough Head to Spurn Head, erosion is causing cliffs to collapse, 1.8m of land is lost every year
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Rapid erosion at Holderness
Easily eroded rock type such as boulder clay slumps causing cliffs to collapse, naturaaly narrow beaches slow waves down, people worsening the situaton by starving the beach using groynes, powerful waves.
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Impact on people's lives Holderness
homes near the sea hve a risk of collapsing into the sea, property prices have fallen at the risk of erosion, Accesibility to some settlements roads near the cliff are at risk of erosion, businesses because people could lose jobs,80000 farmland lost
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Environmental impacts in Holderness
some sites of special specific interests are threatened, lagoons separated from sea by narrow strip of sand and shingle
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Coastal defences (Soft)
Beach nourishment(Sand and shingle added from somewhere else), Marsh creation(vegetation on a mud flat)
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Coastal defences (Hard)
Rock amour(Boulders piled up along the coast), Sea wall(a wall that reflects the waves using a hard material).
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Easily eroded rock type such as boulder clay slumps causing cliffs to collapse, naturaaly narrow beaches slow waves down, people worsening the situaton by starving the beach using groynes, powerful waves.

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Rapid erosion at Holderness

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homes near the sea hve a risk of collapsing into the sea, property prices have fallen at the risk of erosion, Accesibility to some settlements roads near the cliff are at risk of erosion, businesses because people could lose jobs,80000 farmland lost

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some sites of special specific interests are threatened, lagoons separated from sea by narrow strip of sand and shingle

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Beach nourishment(Sand and shingle added from somewhere else), Marsh creation(vegetation on a mud flat)

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