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Which Coast Are You Revising For Your Case Study?
Holderness Coast
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What is at Risk of Collapsing into the Sea at Easington, and why is this important?
The gas terminal, accounts for 25%/ a quarter of Britain's gas supply.
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How much Farmland is lost each year due to the coastal erosion at Holderness?
80 000m(Squared)
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How many pitches a year are Seaside Caravan Park losing due to coastal erosion?
10 pitches
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How has Bridlington been protected from Coastal Erosion?
4.7km long sea wall and wooden groynes
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How has Hornsea been protected from Coastal Erosion?
Sea Wall, Wooden Groynes, Rip Rap
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How has Withernsea been protected from Coastal Erosion?
Groynes to create wider beaches, Sea Wall, Some Rip Rap was places in front of the wall after it was damaged in severe storms in 1992.
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How has Mappleton been protected from Coastal Erosion?
Two rock groynes built in 1991 (Costing £2,000,000, built to protect the village and a coastal road)
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How has the eastern side of Spurn Head been protected from Coastal Erosion?
Groynes and Rip Rap (Also protects Humber Estuary behind spurn head)
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What is the problem with Groynes?
Protect local areas, but cause narrow beached for form further down the coast, increasing the erosion down the coast, eg. Cowden Farm (South of Mappleton) is at risk of falling into the sea
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What is wrong with the rate of coastal retreat along the Lincolnshire coast?
It is increased as new material is being added
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Why is Spurn Head at risk of being eroded away?
Less material is being added to it
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What is at Risk of Collapsing into the Sea at Easington, and why is this important?

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The gas terminal, accounts for 25%/ a quarter of Britain's gas supply.

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How much Farmland is lost each year due to the coastal erosion at Holderness?

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How many pitches a year are Seaside Caravan Park losing due to coastal erosion?

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How has Bridlington been protected from Coastal Erosion?

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