Why do coasts vary in their rate of erosion?

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Some coastlines rarely change. Others are eroding quickly, by over 2 metres a year. Identify the three factors that explain this.

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What is the the downhill movement of cliff material under the influence of gravity?

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Identify the process of mass movement evident in the image.

Aerial view of slumping at Hornsea Internet Geography
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Identify the cliff foot processes that erode the base of a cliff.

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Identify the sub-aerial processes that weaken cliff faces.

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Identify the process of mechanical weathering that weakens the cliff face.

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True or false? Rainwater saturates permeable rock at the cliff top adding weight to the cliff.

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True or false? Buildings constructed on cliffs add to the load, which can weigh down a weakened cliff.

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Where does cliff foot erosion occur?

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True or false? Rates of coastal erosion are high along the Holderness and North Norfolk coast due to weak geology.

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