High In The Andes

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High In The Andes

  1. 1. HIGH IN THE ANDES <ul><li>LEARNING OBJECTIVES: </li></ul><ul><li>Most students should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Name the countries of the Andes; </li></ul><ul><li>Know the length and extent of the Andes in relation to the British Isles; </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate the extreme nature of the Andean environment; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the mountain areas of Britain. </li></ul>
  2. 2. THE WORLD’S MOUNTAIN RANGES
  3. 3. THE WORLD’S MOUNTAIN RANGES <ul><li>Continents </li></ul><ul><li>North America </li></ul><ul><li>South America </li></ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Oceania </li></ul><ul><li>Antarctica </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain ranges </li></ul><ul><li>Rocky Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Andes </li></ul><ul><li>Alps </li></ul><ul><li>Himalayas </li></ul>Label the following continents and mountain ranges onto your world map
  4. 5. Image of each location What makes the Andes a difficult environment to live in? Give evidence from each of the images. Cotopaxi – the highest volcano on Earth at 5896 metres Aconcagua – at 6959 metres, the highest peak in the Andes The Altiplano – the highest plateau in the Andes, where people live Glaciers in Patagonia flow directly into the Pacific Ocean
  5. 10. THE ANDES: a mountainous extreme environment <ul><li>REASONS </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>3. </li></ul><ul><li>4. </li></ul><ul><li>5. </li></ul>

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