Holderness<br />AS Geography<br />
Lesson Objectives<br />Learn about the issues facing the Holderness Coast<br />Appreciate the nature of the issues and ana...
Where is Holderness<br />The Holderness Coast is located on the east coast of England. It extends 61km from Flamborough in...
What issues face Holderness?<br />Holderness Coast is fastest eroding stretch of coastline in Europe – an average of 2 met...
Holderness Video<br />You are to watch the following video and try to answer the following questions<br />
High energy waves because of long fetch<br />Chunks of coast slump down the cliff<br />Soft boulder clay<br />Thin, narrow...
Holderness Coast – Cliff Processes<br />Rain water enters cracks<br />Cracks formed by wetting and drying<br />Boulder Cla...
Mappleton and Holderness Coast<br />
Turn to page 105<br />Answer question 1 by reading the case study in the book and complete for homework.<br />Write a full...
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Holderness Case Study

  1. 1. Holderness<br />AS Geography<br />
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives<br />Learn about the issues facing the Holderness Coast<br />Appreciate the nature of the issues and analyse the processes at work<br />Distinguish between the erosional processes and depositional processes that are at work<br />
  3. 3. Where is Holderness<br />The Holderness Coast is located on the east coast of England. It extends 61km from Flamborough in the north to Spurn Point in the south. <br />
  4. 4. What issues face Holderness?<br />Holderness Coast is fastest eroding stretch of coastline in Europe – an average of 2 metres fall into the North Sea each year<br />Locally, rates of erosion have been up to 10-20m with waves biting coast away<br />Over 30 villages have been lost since Roman times, erosion has been taking place for last 6000 yrs<br />
  5. 5. Holderness Video<br />You are to watch the following video and try to answer the following questions<br />
  6. 6. High energy waves because of long fetch<br />Chunks of coast slump down the cliff<br />Soft boulder clay<br />Thin, narrow beaches do little to absorb wave energy<br />Holbeck Hall, Scarborough<br />Why are the beaches thin and narrow?<br />The beaches are thin because the material is carried away by longshore drift<br />
  7. 7. Holderness Coast – Cliff Processes<br />Rain water enters cracks<br />Cracks formed by wetting and drying<br />Boulder Clay Cliff<br />Material slumps down the cliff<br />Removal of slumped material by sea<br />Sea<br />Slip plane developing<br />Beach<br />
  8. 8. Mappleton and Holderness Coast<br />
  9. 9. Turn to page 105<br />Answer question 1 by reading the case study in the book and complete for homework.<br />Write a full case study of no more than one side of A4.<br />
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