Geography: coastal erosion at Barton-On-Sea

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Where is Barton-On-Sea?
Is located in Christchurch Bay on the Hampshire Coastline to the east of Hengistbury head
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What is happening to the coastline?
It is eroding at a rate of 1 metre per year
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Effects: what had the erosion resulted to?
Regar landslides •buildings falling into the sea •coastal paths falling into the sea, resulting in further movement inland •coastal roads cracking
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Management: name a strategy and what happened?
Rip Rap - of Carboniferous limestone - not effective - still erodes
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Management: name a strategy and what happened?
Drainage system - hard engineering, installed inside the cliff to prevent rainwater building up on top of the at
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Management: name another strategy and when it was introduced, what happened?
In 2007 - part of the beach was replenished costing £3500/m2
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