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There is a strong relationship between land use and coastal defences deployed. At Minster the land use is mainly open land and this is not very valuable so there is not much coastal protection in use. At Sheerness

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Conclusion "The higher the land value the, the more coastal protection is used" I will now prove or disprove my hypothesis by studying the relationship between the coastal protection used at each site and the land use. What defences are there? ...read more.

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- Used Groynes (figure 11) At Leysdown there is; - Revetment (figure 8) - Sea wall (figure 8) - Promenade (figure 8) - Groynes (figure 10) At each site the land use varied, as follows; Sheerness- The land use was mainly commercial Minster- The land use was mainly open land Leysdown- The land use was mainly residential There is a strong relationship between land use and coastal defences deployed. ...read more.

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At Leysdown the land use is mainly residential, this type of land use is very valuable and that is why the coast at Leysdown is so well protected. There is a clear relationship between the land value and the coastal defences so my hypothesis is correct "The higher the land value the, the more coastal protection is used" ...read more.

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