Value of Glaciated Landscapes


Cultural Value

  • Serve as inspiration for painters/writers etc., e.g. Beatrix Potter
  • Can be used for scientific research
  • Unique
  • Home to indigenous groups of people
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Economic Value

  • Many cover large stores of oil or natural gas which could be used to generate energy
  • Native communities depend on the environment for their basic income - and all aspects of life
  • Tourism
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Environmental Value

  • Many unique landforms
  • Important contributors to carbon and water cycles
  • Many unique wildlife species
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