Unit 2: Crowded Coasts

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

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1. Which of these is not a conflict caused by tourists visiting Studland Bay?

  • Motors threatening dolphins
  • Noise and habitat destruction from oil drilling
  • Congestion on roads
  • Trampling of rare sand dunes
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2. What is a ria?

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

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

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

4. What is a littoral cell?

  • A form of ICZM
  • A process by which sediment is recycled onto a beach before being eroded away
  • A stretch of coastline in which sediment is self-contained
  • An area targeted for coastal management

5. What is the Isle of Portland, Dorset?

  • A tombolo
  • An erosion land feature
  • An island with renowned geology
  • A visitor attraction to the Jurassic coast


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