Holderness Coast

What is this case study looking for?
A coastal environment
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Where is this located?
North East of England. Runs from Humber Estuary (S) to Flamborough Head (N)
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What processes occur here?
Longshore drift and erosion
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What landforms are present here?
Crack/fault, cave, arch, stack, stump
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How much erosion occurs here?
Average year: 1-2m, stormy year: 7-10m
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How has Mappleton managed their area?
£2million: groynes and vegetation cover
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How has Hornsea managed their area?
£5.2million: groynes, stone gabion, sea wall, steel revetment
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How has Withernsea managed their area?
£6.3million: groyne field, 2 rock revetments, concrete sea walls, rock armour
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North East of England. Runs from Humber Estuary (S) to Flamborough Head (N)

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