What makes an excellent location map? Land use quiz. For the following 10 images – list the main land-use. For extra points, locate the place on your map.
Introduction Maps Your maps must:
Use two different types of map
Ordnance survey, Google Earth, sketch map
Show the location of the study site – where is Hengistbury Head?
Describe the area in detail
For example, existing sea defences, names of the landforms and processes (Headland, Spit, Mudeford Spit created by Longshore drift and used for…. ; The beach huts rent for £950 per week (source)
Show where you collected your data
Questionnaire, Land Use, Car Park Survey, Beach Profiles (at least 3 sites), Groyne placement
Identify some key land uses
Link to your introduction text
You could (for extra marks)
Include images within your map
Provide some analysis of the importance of the land use
Include secondary data – e.g. the importance of the a landform in stopping coastal flooding of Christchurch, cost of sea defences
Start a bibliography of source information
Aim for 5-6 detailed annotations per map and must be printed out.
Map 1: Ordnance Survey Map showing location details of Hengistbury Head Key: This area is already heavily defended with rock groyneswhich attempt to reduce the movement of beach material along the shore caused by longshore drift Mudeford Spit has been created by longshoredrift and is a landform of depositino. It is mainly used for beach huts as seen in Photo A. The spit is important for tourism. Photo A