Holderness (Hard Engineering)

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1. Why were new schemes put in place along the Holderness coast?

  • existing schemes were unsustainable
  • They wasn't any existing schemes
  • The existing schemes were not working
  • The existing schemes were too expensive to maintain
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2. How much of the coast is protcted by hard engineering?

  • 11.6km
  • 11.9km
  • 11.4km
  • 10.7km

3. When were sea defences put up in Withernsea?

  • 1990 after strorms
  • 1991 after storms
  • 1992 after stroms
  • 1991 before storms

4. What's a disadvantage of the sea wall at Easlington?

  • cost £45 million
  • Damages environment
  • Dsitrupts ecosystems
  • cost £54 million

5. How lon is the coast of Holderness?

  • 51km
  • 64km
  • 78km
  • 62km

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