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Geography unit 4

Consuming the Rural Landscape ­ Leisure and Tourism

Leisure: Freedom from time-consuming duties, responsibilities, or activities.
Tourism: Temporary movement of people to destinations outside places where they normally live
and work.




Local Recreation: Surfing, hiking, exploring but it all involves your…

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Access to media e.g. travelling shows and documentaries about distant lands
Development of transport methods: train, car and aircraft carry more people, are faster
and safer
People work less hours and have more holidays
Average worker in the EU 4 weeks paid holiday +…

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Queenstown New Zealand:
Supporting and making the periphery go further as it's attracting many adventurous tourists.
Activities and attractions: Golf, hiking, skiing, kayaking, lake and river adventure, bungyjumping...


Why has this sector of industry expanded so quickly?
Books and magazines persuading and attracting visitors…

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The wilderness continuum:

LOW
WILDERNESS
QUALITY
MODERATE
WILDERNESS
QUALITY
HIGH
WILDERNESS
Urban Rural enviro. Rural enviro. Natural envir. Conserved Pristine
industrial Intensive Extensive Used for natural wilderness
environment farming: farming leisure and environment
cattle farming
farming
market
gardening




URBAN PARKS SMALL NATURAL NATIONAL UN…

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Within the UK there are 15 designated National Parks, in the UK there are plenty UK country parks
(smaller than national parks and invite people to generate income)

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RURAL CONFLICTS:
HAWAII `LOVE TO DEATH' ­
Tourism authority since 1998
Tourism is a major part of the Hawaiian economy
Need for sustainability
Local people have a very important role to play in tourism
World destination
Tourist have interest in Hawaiian culture
Visitors are…

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SIGNIFICANCE AND
FRAGILITY OF RURAL
LANDSCAPES
FACTOR EXAMPLE OF TOURIST REASON
LOCATION
Wide biodiversity Iwokrama, Guyana Complex food webs with
highly specialised niches.
Relatively easy to destroy a
plant species in an area and its
dependent insects. Clearing
for tourist has to be done…

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the dunes, allowing winds to
erode further back. Removal
of stabilising vegetation opens
up system to erosion
Intensive farming systems East Anglia Alters the natural systems that
Forests os Sabah, Malasyia often survive, albeit in a
restricted form, when
traditional, less intensive
farming methods…

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