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What are the 5 most important factors?
Temperature, Precipitation, Access, Cost, Altitude
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Case studies in order
1) Antarctica 2) Machu Picchu 3) Lake District 4) Studland 5) Bryce Canyon
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What are the 6 stages of the Butler model?
1) Exploration 2) Involvement 3) Development 4) Consolidation 5) Stagnation 6) Rejuvenation OR Decline
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Source Question - Rural Urban Continuum
Author: Hill (2003) Textbook name: 'Rural Settlements and The Urban Impact on the Countryside'
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Source Question - Why is Hill reliable?
Widely published geographical author, OCR examiner, writes for A-level students, 2003 = may be outdated
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Source Question - Machu Picchu
Source: GoeFile Online Author: Adams (2008) Expert in field
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Source Question - Antarctica
British Antarctic Survey and Antarctic Southern Ocean Coalition
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How many tourists visit Antarctica? And Source
4,000 (1997) 40,000 (2007) - Data sourced from the Antarctic Southern Ocean Coalition
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How many international tourists travelled to Spain in (2013)?
Over 60 million (60,661,00)
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What is the average temperature in Antarctica?
-49 degrees celcius
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Endemic species in Antarctica
Emperor penguin and the Antarctic hair grass
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Example of an Antarctica tour operator
Polar Cruises
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Code of conduct for tour operators
Not going within 5m of wildlife
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When was Machu Picchu built?
The 15th Centaury
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Machu Picchu is manned under...
UN convention and Peruvian Law
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How many tourists visit Machu Picchu a day in high season?
5,000
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How many tourists visit Machu Picchu annually?
Close to 1 million
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By how much did the amission increase by at Machu Picchu?
From $10 to $20
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What percentage of the Peruvian population live below the poverty line?
50%
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Machu Picchu - What is the name of the neighbouring town? How do they benefir from tourism?
Aguas Calientes will now recieve 10% of tickets receipts from Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu - How will the 10% of ticket sales help?
Improve infrastructure, including sweage and waste treatment
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Machu Picchu Evaluation - Average temperature? Is is a limiting factor?
12 degrees celcium, it is not a limiting factor for tourism
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Machu Picchu Evaluation - Altitude?
Over 2,000m (becomes a limiting facot for some)
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Machu Picchu Evaluation - Recent management rules include...
Limiting the mumber of people who can use the Inca trail, rule of no metal studded walking poles, requirement to be with a guide (limit trampling)
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Lake District - How many visitors a year?
16.4 million
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Lake District - The park is managed by the...
Lake District National Park Authority and other conservation groups such as The National Trust
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Lake District - Tourism has grown from... (source)
15.6 million (1993) to 16.4 million (2014) - Cumbria Tourism Website
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Lake District Evaluation - How easy is access?
Reasonably easy from the M6
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Studland Bay - Studland is classed as an...
Area of Outstanding National Beauty, Special Area of Conversation, Special Protection Area and Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Studland Bay - How many visitors per year and in wich months?
Excess of 1 million per year, concentrated in July and August
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Studland Bay - How many visitors per day and how many via the chain ferry?
25,000 per day. 8,000 coming from Bournemouth via the chain ferry
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Studland Bay - Feildwork results
Dog walkers in winter (leisure) said that shops and cafes need to expand in order to accomodate the growing tourist numbers
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Studland Bay Evaluation - Access
Ferry Road (B Road), 45 minute drive from Bournemouth
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Antarctica - Stage on Butler model?
Stage 1 - Exploration
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Machu Picchu - Stage on Butler model?
Stage 2 - Development Stage
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Lake District - Stage on Butler model?
Stage 3 - Nearing Carrying Capacity
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Studland Bay - Stage on Butler model?
Stage 4 / 5 - Nearing/ Exceding Carrying Capacity
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Bryce Canyon - Stage on Butler model?
Stage 6 - Exceeding Carrying capacity/ Needing rejuvenation
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Bryce Canyon - Established in...
1928
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Bryce Canyon - How many visitors a year?
More than 1 million
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Bryce Canyon - Why is the ecosystem so fragile?
Cryptobiotic Crust - Tourists who walk or park on the crust can create damage that can take 50 - 250 years or longer to repair
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Which factor limits tourism in Antarctica?
Temperature
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Which two factors limits tourism in Bryce Canyon?
Temerature and Precipitation (combine to make BC a very fragile and arid ecosystem)
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