Flashcards in National Park, Erosion, Transportation and Deposition Deck (13)
What is the distribution of highland areas in the UK?
Northern UK, Scotland, Wales & Northern England.
What is the distribution of lowland areas in the UK?
Southern UK particularly South East.
What is a national park?
Protected area due to wildlife, cultural heritage or beautiful countryside.
What does AONB stand for?
Area of outstanding beauty
How is the Brecon Beacons National Park managed?
-Footpaths repaired using stone
-Vegetation on pathways being restored.
How is the Gower managed?
-clearly marked car parks -strict control over building.
What are the impacts of human activity on Snowdonia?
-Souvenir shops instead of essential goods stores,
-Welsh language diluted, -house price increase
What does carrying capacity mean?
The maximum population size that an environment can sustain.
What limestone landscape have you studied?
What are the 5 key features of a drainage basin?
What three fluvial/water processes change rivers over time?
What are the four types of fluvial/water transportation?