Using Landscapes Case Studies

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  • Created on: 19-11-12 17:56
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  • Using Landscapes
    • Granite - Dartmoor, Devon
      • The Rock
        • Strong
        • resistant to erosion
        • impermeable
      • The Landscape
        • Tors
        • Mostly Moorland
        • Thin Soils
      • Uses
        • Granite Quarries
          • eg. Meldon Quarry
        • Tourism
          • Granite tors, eg. Hound Tor
        • Rearing Livestock
          • 290,000 hectares were used in 2000
        • Reservoirs
          • 8 reservoirs in Datmoor
    • Chalk and Clay - Lincolnshire Wolds, Lincolnshire
      • The Landscape
        • chalk escarpments
        • Clay Vales
        • Chalk Aquifers
        • Springs
      • Uses
        • Quarrying
          • 438,000 tonnes of chalk quarried in 2001
        • Tourism
          • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
        • Farming
          • 80% of the Wolds is used to grow crops
        • Chalk Aquifer
          • Supplies water to Lincolnshire
      • The Rock
        • Chalk
          • more resistant
        • Clay
          • less resistant
    • Limestone - The White Peak, Peak District
      • The Landscape
        • External
          • Gorge
          • Resurgent rivers
        • Internal
          • cavern
          • stalactites
          • stalagmites
      • Uses
        • Quarry
          • eg. Tunstead Quarry produces roughly 5.5 million tonnes of limestone each year
        • To make cement
          • Cement works @ Tunstead Quarry produce about 800000 tonnes of cement each year
        • Tourists
          • eg. Thors Cave; popular with cavers, and walkers
        • Farming
          • White Peak - mainly used for intensive dairy farming
      • The Rock
        • Permeable

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