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Coastal erosion at Holderness, East Yorkshire

Coastal erosion at Holderness, East Yorkshire
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Key Info
  • Coastal erosion at Holderness, East Yorkshire
  • Duration: 01:06
  • The British Isles has 12,500km of coastline which is continuously being pounded by the sea. Our rocky coastline protects many of these areas. On the Holderness coastline, land and property is being washed away as the cliff material is weak. This problem is much worse during stormy weather.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Coastal Environment: Processes and Landforms

  • Keywords: Holderness, coast, erosion, buffer, Yorkshire, Humber
Ideas for use in class
  • As part of a case study into the Holderness coastline. Students could be asked to think about who is affected by the erosion in Holderness and what the potential solutions could be.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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