People Adapting To The Landforms

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People Adapting To The Landforms

  1. 1. People use the landforms as a resource and adapt to the conditions within them
  2. 2. SAYAN HIMALAYAS ROCKIES TIBESTI URALS CARPATHIAN ATLAS HIMALAYAS CAUCASUS PYRENEES DRAKENSBERG ANDES ALPS
  3. 4. Why do people live in hazardous areas? <ul><li>From what you have learnt so far about earthquakes and volcanoes </li></ul><ul><li>write down as many reasons that you can think of as to why people continue to live in these dangerous areas </li></ul>
  4. 5. This lava is weathered (broken down) to form a fertile soil, Tourists are attracted to areas of volcanic activity. Geothermal energy (heat from the earth) can be produced in many volcanic areas. Can you think of any other reasons? Why do people live in volcanic areas?
  5. 6. Your task…. <ul><li>To research and present a case study of one range of fold mountains and the ways in which they are used – </li></ul><ul><li>farming </li></ul><ul><li>Hydro ElectricPower </li></ul><ul><li>mining </li></ul><ul><li>tourism </li></ul><ul><li>State how people adapt to limited communications, steep relief, poor soils </li></ul>
  6. 7. Suggested resources for the Alps <ul><li>Understanding GCSE Geography Ann Bowen and John Pallister pg 9 – 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Internet resources: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.s-cool.co.uk/topic_quicklearn.asp?loc=ql&topic_id=1&quicklearn_id=5&subject_id=20&ebt=&ebn=&ebs=&ebl=&elc </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/earth/fold_mountains.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bennett.karoo.net/topics/foldmountain.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.myswissalps.com/switzerland/switzerland-nature.asp?lang=EN </li></ul>
  7. 8. Suggested resources for the Himalayas <ul><li>Geog.GCSE pg 12 - 13 </li></ul>

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