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1

By how much does it expand by when water freezes?

10%

2

Example of a headland?

Studland (Chalk) 

3

Example of a bay?

Swanage Bay

4

Example of a cave/arch/stack etc?

Old Harry’s Rock

5

Example of spit?

Spurn Point

6

Example of a bar?

Slapton Sands

7

Example of a wave cut platform?

Southern down, Wales 

8

By how much does the Holderness Coast retreat by each year?

2 metres

9

How many villages have been lost from the Holderness Coastline since the Roman Times?

23

10

What is the name of the coastal defence at Mappleton on the Holderness Coast?

Groynes/Rip Rap 

11

Name an example of a discordant coastline

The Jurassic Coast

12

Name an example of a concordant coastline.

White Cliffs of Dover

13

In which direction is the prevailing wind in the UK?

South-westerly

14

Along the English Channel, how much has the sea level risen by in the past 100 years?

12cm

15

The North Sea storm surge happened in which year?

1953

16

How many tourists visit Dawlish Warren spit each year?

480,000

17

What % of jobs at Dawlish were in tourism in 2016?

13%

18

In what year were the first wooden groynes installed on the beach at Dawlish?

1959

19

How high are sea walls built?

3-5 metres

20

How many £s does a wooden groyne cost per metre?

£2000

21

How much does beach nourishment cost per metre?

£2000

22

Name a location that has beach nourishment?

Slapton Sands