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1

What over defence option has heysham and morecambe taken?

Hold the line

2

Give three hard engineering techniques used in morecambe give numbers where possible

Rock armour - 436,000 tonnes
Sea walls- along the length of the promenade
Gabions - 500 cages

3

Give three reasons why morecambe is worth investing in hard engineering strategies (cost benefit analysis)

Large town with many businesses along the promenade
On western edge has a nuclear power station
On eastern edge has a large A road

4

Why are some stratagies within morecambe soft not hard

Special site of scientific interest so engineering must be sympathetic to this