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East Anglia - our region

East Anglia - our region



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    East Anglia - our region East Anglia - our region Presentation Transcript

    • Location Where is East Anglia? What counties make up East Anglia? S.Rackley (Sep 2005)
    • The Romans!                                                                                            
    • Glaciation!
    • Landscapes The Fens
    • Landscapes The Broads
    • Landscapes Breckland
    • Towns Norwich Ipswich King’s Lynn Yarmouth Lowestoft Harwich Felixstowe
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Describe East Anglia’s climate! (Say two things about it’s temperature and two things about it’s rainfall. Try to use figures!