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    Investigation of Coastlines For my GCSE coursework I will be looking at coasts. In order to answer this question I will be looking at why and how sea defences are being used in Norfolk Whilst investigating this question, there are a number of sub-questions which I will need to answer to help me answer my main question. These are: Ø Why are the sea defences needed? Ø Which defences are being used and where? Ø Are they effective? Do they solve the problem? Ø What are the advantages

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    Introduction     2 Countering The Effects of High Seas     2 Hurricanes     3 Beach Protection     5 New Protection Methods     6 Conclusion     6 References     7 Introduction Coastline changes due to weather and human intervention represent a major concern for coastal planners all over the world. Coastline changes, not only has an effect on citizens who own property by the seaside, it also has a major effect on our business here at McDuff. While beaches may be vacation spots for some, their

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    The Holderness Coastline

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    The Holderness Coastline Introduction The Holderness Coastline is eroding much faster than any other coastline in Britain as it is made from boulder clay. 100,000 year ago an ice sheet covered parts of Europe pushing with it sand, shingle and rocks (this made up the boulder clay). The boulder clay was left by the city York when the ice sheet retreated. This made the Holderness coastline. Many people immigrated to the Holderness Coastline as the boulder clay was good for farming as

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    Birling Gaps and Eastbourne's Coastline My project is on Birling Gaps and Eastbourne's coastline. Their grid references are 553,960 (Birling Gap) and 630,003 (Eastbourne). These are both situated in the south east of England on the south east coast. The reason we are doing our work on these particular places is that these places have a recurring problem. Erosion. !! BIRLING GAP !! & !! EASTBOURNE !! Birling Gap and Eastbourne are both areas of coastline along the south east of England

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    Case Study of Coastline Electrics, UK

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    Introduction The changes endured by Coastline occurred in the very specific context of privatisation. In this perspective, clashes of paradigms are common, in particular in the way knowledge is viewed and exercised as well as between the past and present goals of companies engaged in such process. As described by Grey and Mitev (quoted in Wilson, 1995, p.59): “If ‘post-industrial society’ does offer the possibility of decentralization of work and industrial structures, as well as an increase in the

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    Study of Sea Defenses Along the Lincolnshire Coastline after the 1953 Floods For my project I am going to look at sea defences along the Lincolnshire coastline since the 1953 floods. I will look at what defences are currently in place and how, if at all, they have changed since the floods in 1953. I am going to look at the beaches at Huttoft and Sutton on Sea which are located on the Lincolnshirecoastline. [IMAGE][IMAGE] Lincolnshire coastline where I am looking for changes in sea defences

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    The Holderness Coastline

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    The Holderness Coastline The infamous Holderness Coastline is located on the East coast of Yorkshire, stretching from Flamborough Head to Spurn Point. In the last 2000 years the coastline has retreated by almost 400m and since Roman times over 28 villages have disappeared into the sea between Bridlington and Spurn Head. About a million years ago the Yorkshire coastline was a line of chalk cliffs almost 32km west of where it now is. During the Ice Age deposits of soft boulder clay were built

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    the two months of supplies ran out. Their voyage began on August 3, 1492, from Palos, Spain and ended on October 12 when land was sighted at the Americas. Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian that represented the Medici Bank in Spain, chartered the coastline of Central America and described this as the "Mundus Novus", meaning "New World". In 1507, a German carto...

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    Geography of Aruba

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    58 W(Archaelogical Museum, 3). The Island itself is rather small, being only 193 square kilometers which is slightly larger than Washington D.C. However, the cement streets of our nations capital are nothing compared to the 68 kilometers of coastline, which is sandy, white on the south side and rough, jagged rock on the north. This island, like many in the Caribbean has become a tourist hotspot for its tropical marine climate, with minimal seasonal temperature variation. A major reason why

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    Sub-Saharan Africa

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    very prohibitive. Another topographical feature that also isolates the central region of Africa is the coastline. Africa has a regular coastline characterized by few indentations. Because of the smooth coastline, natural harbors were non-existent. Today, however, there are important coastal cities, such as Lagos and Dakar. With the exception of the Mediterranean coast, most of the coastline is low-lying , generally narrow and rising sharply to high elevations. The African climate and topography

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