Holderness (Hard Engineering)

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

  • The existing schemes were too expensive to maintain
  • They wasn't any existing schemes
  • existing schemes were unsustainable
  • The existing schemes were not working
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2. How lon is the coast of Holderness?

  • 51km
  • 62km
  • 64km
  • 78km

3. When were sea defences put up in Withernsea?

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

4. What would have been a benefit of 'Holding the line' or 'Do nothing'?

  • Sustainable
  • No cost
  • It's expensive
  • Its moderately priced

5. What sea defences were put in place at Hornsea?

  • timber groynes, rip rap revetments
  • groynes, rip rap, revetments
  • sea wall, timber groynes, rip rap
  • Revetment, rip rap, sea wall


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