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1

What is the distribution of highland areas in the UK?

Northern UK, Scotland, Wales & Northern England.

2

What is the distribution of lowland areas in the UK?

Southern UK particularly South East.

3

What is a national park?

Protected area due to wildlife, cultural heritage or beautiful countryside.

4

What does AONB stand for?

Area of outstanding beauty

5

How is the Brecon Beacons National Park managed?

-Footpaths repaired using stone
-Vegetation on pathways being restored.

6

How is the Gower managed?

-Information boards,
-clearly marked car parks -strict control over building.

7

What are the impacts of human activity on Snowdonia?

-Souvenir shops instead of essential goods stores,
-Welsh language diluted, -house price increase
-Jobs.

8

What does carrying capacity mean?

The maximum population size that an environment can sustain.

9

What limestone landscape have you studied?

Yorkshire dales.

10

What are the 5 key features of a drainage basin?

-Tributary
-Confluence
-Source
-Mouth
-Watershed

11

What three fluvial/water processes change rivers over time?

-erosion
-Transportation
- Deposition

12

What are the four types of fluvial/water transportation?

-Solution
-Suspension
-Saltation
-Traction

13

What are the four types of fluvial/water erosion?

-Abrasion
-Hydraulic Action
-Solution
-Attrition.