Unit 2: Crowded Coasts

40 questions, mainly on case studies for Unit 2: Coasts. Hope it's useful :)

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1. How much did Withernsea's recurved wall cost?

  • £10,000
  • £6.3M
  • £5000
  • £5.4BN
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2. Which of these is not an "option" considered for the coastline?

  • Retreat the line
  • Reform the Line
  • Hold the line
  • Do nothing

3. Which of these is not a problem caused by the Fawley Oil Refinery?

  • June 2010 20 barrels of vacuum gas oil leaked into Southampton Water
  • Warm effluent affecting the foodweb and ecosystem
  • Salt marsh reduced by the growing refinery
  • 50,000 trees and shrubs planted
  • A 1989 oil spill that killed 800 birds

4. Which of these species do not live in the Dorset SSSI sand dunes?

  • Black Widow Spider
  • Ladybird Spider
  • Dorset Heath Nightjar
  • Marsh Gentian

5. What is a ria?

  • A depositional landform found in Dorset
  • A type of hard engineering
  • A flooded valley
  • A type of bird that lives in Southhampton


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