GEOGRAPHY

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NAME THE TYPES OF ROCK FOUND AT THE UK IN ORDER OF THEIR RESISTANCE
HARDEST Granite, Limestone, Chalk, Sandstone, Clay SOFTEST
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HOW HEADLANDS AND BAYS ARE FORMED AT THE COAST
Formed when the sea attacks a section of coast with alternating bands of hard and soft rock. Soft rock erodes faster.
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PREVAILING WIND
The dominant, or prevailing wind, is from the south west . The direction where most winds come from, major influence because brings warm, moist air.
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NORTH ATLANTIC DRIFT
A warm current (from the Caribbean), it keeps uk's water warm, especially in winter. Brings warm water to the west of uk and towards Norway.
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MECHANISATION
The process of changing from working largely with animals or hands, to working with machinery
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OVERFISHING, WHAT IS AND THE IMPACT
Overfishing is when too much fish is fished and it has no time to reproduce so it can disapear
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HUMAN AND PHYSICAL CAUSES OF FLOODING
HUMAN: changes in the land use, urbanisation, climate change, poverty, poor damaged construction and PHYSICAL: intense precipitation, prolonged rainfall, snow melt or ice thow, storm surges, landslides, volcanic eruption
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HOW HEADLANDS AND BAYS ARE FORMED AT THE COAST

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Formed when the sea attacks a section of coast with alternating bands of hard and soft rock. Soft rock erodes faster.

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PREVAILING WIND

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NORTH ATLANTIC DRIFT

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