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TOURISM
The short term movement of people to places away from where they live and work, normally for pleasure but also for business.
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PACKAGE HOLIDAY
A holiday where transport, accommodation, entertainment are all included in one place/price.
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SPECIALIST HOLIDAYS
Holidays based on a particular area, interest or activity.
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SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT
Jobs that may be lost during quiet months, such as winter, as there is less tourists around.
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LONG HAUL FLIGHT
A flight over a longer distance, taking more than 3 hours to reach its destination.
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SHORT HAUL FLIGHT
A short distance flight of less than 3 hours to its destination.
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MASS TOURISM
A large number of tourists visiting the same area.
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ECO TOURISM
Tourism that does little or no damage to the natural environment and local community.
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WILDERNESS TOURISM
Travelling to an undeveloped and isolated area.
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EMERGING TOURISM
Tourists who spend holidays in their own countries.
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EVENT TOURISM
Travel based around a specific event whether sporting, cultural or historical.
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HERITAGE TOURISM
Travelling to see historical aspects of a country that still exists.
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FAIRTRADE TOURISM
Makes sure that the benefits go directly to those whose land, natural resources, work, knowledge and culture are being used.
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HEALTH TOURISM
People travelling abroad to take advantage of cheaper rates for medical/dental work, typically people from MEDCs travelling to LEDCs.
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DISASTER TOURISM
People travelling to places of natural or man made disasters as a matter of curiosity.
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PRIMARY EFFECTS
Effects resulting directly from the event itself.
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SECONDARY EFFECTS
Effects that result from primary effects.
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HUMAN CONSEQUENCE
Something that affects people eg. homes being destroyed in a flood.
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ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCE
Something that affects money and business eg. businesses being burnt to the ground through a wildfire.
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WILDFIRE INTENSITY
The severity of burning.
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WILDFIRE SEASON
The period of the year during which wildfires occur.
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WILDLAND - URBAN INTERFACE
An area where houses and other human developments are built onto the fringes wilderness areas.
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AFTERSHOCKS
Smaller tremors occuring after an earthquake.
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RICHTER SCALE
A measure of earthquake strength.
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TSUNAMI
Large ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake.
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CONSTRUCTIVE PLATE BOUNDARY
Plates moving away from each other.
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CONSERVATIVE PLATE BOUNDARY
Plates sliding sideways past each other.
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DESTRUCTIVE PLATE BOUNDARY
Plates moving towards each other.
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GROWTH POLE
Areas used for business development
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MULTIPLIER EFFECT
Increased spending in part of the econmony positively affecting another.
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INFRASTRUCTURE
The network of links including transport and services.
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HYDRAUDLIC ACTION
The force of waves breaking against a cliff.
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ABRASION/corrasion
Sand and pebbles in waves being thrown against the cliff face.
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ATTRITION
Pebbles and sand colliding with each other in waves, breaking pieces off and making the material smaller and more rounded.
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HARD ENGINEERING
Controls the power of the sea by building barriers between the sea and land.
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SOFT ENGINEERING
Attempts to work with the natural environment.
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URBANISATION
A process where an increasing proportion of the population lives in towns and cities (and there are less in the countryside)
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SUSTAINABILITY
Development that has the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations.
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SUSTAINABLE CITY
An urban area where residents have a way of life that will last a long time. The environment is not damaged and the economic and social aspects are able to stand the test of time.
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SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY
One in which the quality of human life is achieved whilst maintaining the health of the environmental systems.
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A holiday where transport, accommodation, entertainment are all included in one place/price.

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PACKAGE HOLIDAY

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Holidays based on a particular area, interest or activity.

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Jobs that may be lost during quiet months, such as winter, as there is less tourists around.

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A flight over a longer distance, taking more than 3 hours to reach its destination.

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