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1

What is the strategy plan called thats being used in Cromer?

Hold the line

2

Name the three coastal management strategies used in Cromer

- Sea Wall
- Groynes
- Cliff regrading

3

How big is Cromer's sea wall?

6.5m high

4

What type of rock does the sea wall protect?

Soft boulder clay rock

5

When was the sea wall last refaced?

2014

6

What does the sea wall double as?

A promenade for tourists

7

How do groynes work?

-The groynes trap sediment as it moves along the coastline due to longshore drift.
-This builds up a wide beach
-The beach absorbs the waves energy preventing them eroding the cliffs

8

Why have the cliffs in Cromer been regraded?

To avoid the chances of slumping