Stabilisation of Cliffs
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Where coastal cliff recession threatens to undermine and destroy structures such as roads and buildings, or land that is valued for agriculture, or the preservation of scenic or scientific features, the usual response is to armour the cliff base against wave attack. Some cliffs have been stabilised by walling, or landscaped as bluffs. Alternatively, cliffs may be protected by beach renourishment.
KeywordsStorm Surge Coastal Slope Vertical Cliff Cliff Retreat Protective Apron
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