The Yorkshire Coast Project

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The Yorkshire Coast Project

  1. 1. The Yorkshire Coast Aim: To produce an informative leaflet for the tourist information bureau showing the geographical attractions of the Yorkshire coast; England. <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>UG, page 71-71 </li></ul><ul><li>Your folders </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul>
  2. 2. Your task <ul><li>As an expert coastal geographer, you need to conduct some research into coastal features on the Yorkshire coast using the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>You are going to be looking a the stretch of coast between Scarborough and the Humber estuary. (see fig 1, page 70) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Your locations (make a note of these) Flamborough Head Use the information on page 71 to find out what this is and what geographical features can be found there. You may wish to refer back to your diagram
  4. 4. Scarborough <ul><li>Mark the location on the base map. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the information on page 71 to explain how the beach has been formed. </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any types of coastal protection here? </li></ul><ul><li>What attractions are there for holidaymakers? </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google images to look up the Holbeck Hotel, that fell into the sea in 1993. What caused this? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cliff Slump 1993 Holbeck Hall
  6. 6. Flamborough Head <ul><li>Mark the location on the base map </li></ul><ul><li>Use the information on page 71 to find out what this is and what geographical features can be found there. </li></ul><ul><li>You may wish to refer back to your diagrams in your blue book showing how these features form. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Spurn Point <ul><li>Mark it’s location on a base map </li></ul><ul><li>Read the information on page 71 and explain how it has been created. </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it good for tourism? </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google to search for images of the feature </li></ul>
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