Year 8 Geography

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Name some things that cause flooding
Heavy rainfall, steep slopes, Burt banks, confluences, towns and cities, vegetation and impermeable rocks
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Name some effects of flooding
Farmland damaged, roads blocked, damage to property, houses flooded
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Where is Boscastle located
In the south west of England
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Name some short term effects of the flooding in Boscastle
Sweage pipes burst, cars swept away, houses damaged and roads blocked
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Name some long term effects of the flooding in Boscastle
Expensive insurance, lack of tourists and people turning homeless
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State some of the things that Boscastle did to reduce flooding
They made the river bigger, planted more vegetation, raised the car park, built a newer and higher bridge and made the river banks stronger
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How do LICs prevent flooding?
Build cyclone shelters, raise ducks instead of chickens, travel by boats and predict when cyclones are going to happen
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What is a biotic feature?
Something that is living
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What is an abiotic feature?
Something that is non living
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What is an ecosystem?
A community of biotic and abiotic things working together to survive
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What is a tectonic hazard?
A hazard caused by tectonic plates like volcano eruptions and earthquakes
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Explain the structure of the earth
the outer most layer is called the crust, then the mantle, then the outer core and then the inner core
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What are the 4 plate boundaries?
Destructive, collision, constructive and conservative
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