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North Norfolk 2005                                                       

North Norfolk and Happisburgh Index

 

www.happisburgh.org.uk

 

Photos taken 22 Aug 2005

 

Overstrand

 

 

A mudflow has eased onto the promenade access road at Overstrand

Huge blocks, of chalk, exposed in Overstrand cliffs by slumping.

A section of sea wall, reinforced by sheet metal piling and concrete, and flanked by heavy wooden groynes.

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Rip rap , revetment and groyne at the foot of the landslip.

A section of wooden revetment, and a double groyne.

Rip-rap protects the toe of the defences at the foot of the huge landslide in 1999.

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The foreshore at he toe of the great landslip (left and right photos) was protected by revetments and retained rip-rap, whilst  a jumble of broken concrete suffices a little to the north.

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The area to the north of the promenade, looking towards Cromer. These shots can be compared with those of 2001 - the railings are a safety addition.

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North Norfolk Overstrand coasts beaches loss defences groynes revetments landslips erosion gabions rip rap settlement

 

North Norfolk and Happisburgh Index

 

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