Holderness (Hard Engineering)

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Where is Holderness?
East coast of England
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What sead defences were put in place in Bridlington?
Sea wall and timber groynes
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How much did the revetment cost at Mappleton?
£2 million
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How lon is the coast of Holderness?
64km
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What sea defences were put in place at Hornsea?
sea wall, timber groynes, rip rap
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When were sea defences put up in Withernsea?
1992 after stroms
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Why were new schemes put in place along the Holderness coast?
existing schemes were unsustainable
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What would have been a benefit of 'Holding the line' or 'Do nothing'?
No cost
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What's a disadvantage of the sea wall at Easlington?
cost £45 million
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What sead defences were put in place in Bridlington?

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Sea wall and timber groynes

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How much did the revetment cost at Mappleton?

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How lon is the coast of Holderness?

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What sea defences were put in place at Hornsea?

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