Glaciers: Uses of glaciated enviroments

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Name 4 different winter attractions of glaciers.
Skiing/Snowboarding, Cross country skiing, Ice climbing, Free riding, Paragliding, Hiking, Swimming/spas, Museums/Shopping/Historical buildings.
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Name 4 different summer attractions of glaciers.
Old railway (Chamonix), Glacier visit, Hiking, Biking, Rock climbing, Mountaineering, Paragliding, Rafting.
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Name the good impacts of tourism on a glaciated environments.
Tourists bring in large amounts of money + produce local jobs, Local shops benefit, Local transports/health care improve, Area/town etc is well maintained.
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Name the bad impacts of tourism on a glaciated environments.
The area becomes noisy and congested, The roads are small and can jam easily, Footpaths become eroded and damaged by large amounts of use.
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Where is Chamonix.
Chamonix is a town at the foot of mount blanc, in the glaciated areas of the European Alps.
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How is the town of Chamonix managing tourism?
Responsible tourism, Environmental friendly transport, Escape Mount-blanc, Tomorrows Valley.
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What is responsible tourism?
Balancing tourism demands while conserving and protecting the environment.
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Describe chamonix's transport service.
Chamonix uses clean energy buses which are free to encourage people to use public transport instead of cars.
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Describe chamonix's "escape mount-blanc" scheme.
Escape mount-blanc scheme is a scheme of cooperation between France, Italy and Switzerland about nature conservation/international transport and water resources.
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What is the tomorrows valley scheme?
The tomorrows valley scheme brings together the representatives from the local community, they have policys such as: Burring electricity lines, Preserving bogs, Preserving historical buildings, Minimalising impacts of skiing, Maintaing foot paths.
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