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What is the order of the geographical timescale?
Precambrian, palezoic, Mesozoic, cenozoic
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What are three types of granite landscape characteristics?
Impermeable rock, high drainage densities, found high up in mountains.
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What is a tor?
A tor is a large structure of rock sticking out of the ground. The area of rock around it has been eroded away quicker than it.
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What is a Dike?
A vertical source of lava that nearly escaped to the surface.
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What are features of limestone landscapes?
Limestone pavements, caves and caverns, stalagmites and stalactites.
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What is a swallow hole?
When water has got down through the cracks in limestone pavements and created a hole.
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What are the joints and blocks in limestone pavements called?
The joints are called Grykes and the blocks are called clints.
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What is a Doline?
Funnel shaped curators where the ground has no support and caves in.
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Where on the map is China?
Underneath Mongolia and Russia.
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What are some reasons for China’s growth?
It has a large wealthy population, it held the olympics in 2008 and the Chinese people are very ambition.
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How much energy does the 3 gorges dam create for China?
2% of China’s energetical needs.
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What are the positives of the 3 gorges dam?
Less CO2 emissions, boats travel easily, great for business in towns, less flooding.
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What are the negatives of the 3 gorges dam?
Costed £27 billion, caused flooding when building, bad water quality, killing fish species.
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How tall and long is the dam?
101 meters high and 2309 meters long.
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What was the Great Leap Forward?
A plan to increase the population by chairman Mao Zedong but it ended in great increase in death rates and created a huge famine.
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When did the Great Leap Forward take place?
1958-1951
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When was the one child policy launched and by who?
Dang Xiaoping launched it in 1980
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What were the punishments of having more than one child?
Loss of employment or a huge fine. Forced abortions or sterilisation.
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How many abortions were performed per day in china
44000
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Why were males preferred?
The ,ales were preferred in China because they could look after family when they were old.
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How many more men than women were there?
60 million more men than women.
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How many female victims were there over the course of the plan
Over 40 million
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What is the division of wealth in China?
The west side of China is the rural harsh land and the east is the rich, highly populated area by the coast.
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What are some of the facts about rural areas of China?
Suicide rates are 3 times higher, farming is harder, only 10% of houses have refrigerators. Trade was harder.
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