East Anglia - our region

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East Anglia - our region

  1. 1. Location Where is East Anglia? What counties make up East Anglia? S.Rackley (Sep 2005)
  2. 2. The Romans!                                                                                            
  3. 3. Glaciation!
  4. 4. Landscapes The Fens
  5. 5. Landscapes The Broads
  6. 6. Landscapes Breckland
  7. 7. Towns Norwich Ipswich King’s Lynn Yarmouth Lowestoft Harwich Felixstowe
  8. 8. East Anglia Map Use an atlas to mark on your map: ATLASES: PAGE 25 Rivers: Great Ouse Yare Wensum (Orwell) Towns: Norwich Ipswich Gt. Yarmouth Lowstoft King’s Lynn Thetford Colchester (Southend) Features: The Broads Breckland The Fens Water: North Sea The Wash Counties: Norfolk Suffolk Essex Services: Stansted Airport Felixstowe (Harwich)
  9. 9. The Fens This is a very different area and is found in the _____ of the region. It is very _____, mostly less than __ meters above sea level. The area used to be a large ______, with many _______ running through it. These have now been altered and many new __________ built. This helps the area to be ________. The roads in the area are very ________. The land in this area is now mainly used for ________, the main products being ___________ and ____________. Broadland This is another very _____ area, that contains many ______ and ______. The landscape has been altered by ____ over many years. The lakes were ____ by man for _____ in the middle ages for ____. Many people come here for ________. The area is now a ________ park, where the landscape is ___________. This brings _______ and ________ to the area. west flat 6 marsh rivers waterways drained straight farming vegetables flowers flat rivers lakes man dug peat fuel holidays national preserved benefits problems
  10. 10. Breckland This area is found on the ________ - ________ border. It has very _____ soils which means that naturally it would be _________. Today much of the area is used for _________ and __________ training. It is also a very flat area. The towns of ________ and _______ are found here. Norfolk Suffolk poor heathland forestry military Brandon Thetford
  11. 11. Describe East Anglia’s climate! (Say two things about it’s temperature and two things about it’s rainfall. Try to use figures!

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