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2. How much does the marsh retreat a year?

  • 7m
  • 10m
  • 6m
  • 3m

3. What did the spit provide?

  • Place for people to stay
  • A sheltered place for sediment accumulation away from strong winds and coastal erosion
  • Place for scientists to study
  • Place for erosion to take place

4. What do pioneer colonising plants (eel grass) do?

  • Bring other plants to a habitat
  • Help trap sediment which starts to build up a salt marsh
  • Discover new land

5. What happened December 1989?

  • Storm exposed 80m to the sea
  • Sea wall was built
  • Groynes were erected

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