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Flashcards in Coasts - Holderness Deck (9):
1

By how many metres does Holderness retreat every year?

1-2m

2

In which direction is Holderness' longshore drift?

Southwards

3

What are the cliffs at Holderness made of?

Soft boulder clay (erodes v. quickly when saturated)

4

How many houses are there in Mappleton?

50

5

How much was spent on defences at Mappleton in 1991?

£2 million

6

What defences have been built at Mappleton?

Rock armour & 2 rock groynes

7

How often is the beach nourishment at Hornsea renewed?

Every 1-2 years

8

How much was spent on wooden groynes at Hornsea?

£5.2 million

9

Which village suffers from terminal groyne syndrome?

Mappleton