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4 (a) (i) Define the term `mechanical weathering'.
4 (a) (ii) Study Figure 7 which shows the result of mechanical weathering in Death Valley,
California.
Figure 7
Describe evidence of mechanical weathering shown in Figure 7 and explain the processes involved.

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4 (c) Study Figure 8 which describes attempts to improve the Badia, an area of hot
desert in Jordan.
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Much of the open undulating
desert land around As Safawi is
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4 (d) Describe two or more landforms resulting from water action in arid and semi-arid areas (such as pediments, inselbergs,
mesas and buttes, salt lakes, alluvial fans, wadis and badlands) and explain their formation.

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4 (a) (i) Define the term `mechanical weathering'.
4 (a) (ii) Study Figure 7 which shows the result of mechanical weathering in Death Valley,
California.
Figure 7
Describe evidence of mechanical weathering shown in Figure 7 and explain the processes involved.

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21 Do not wn'tf outside the W box
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4 (b) Explain how continentality is a cause of aridity.
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4 (c) Study Figure 8 which describes attempts to improve the Badia, an area of hot
desert in Jordan.
Figure 8
outside the box
Much of the open undulating
desert land around As Safawi is
described as `rangeland'. It is an area traditionally grazed by the…

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4 (d) Describe two or more landforms resulting from water action in arid and semi-arid areas (such as pediments, inselbergs,
mesas and buttes, salt lakes, alluvial fans, wadis and badlands) and explain their formation.

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