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1

What are the 3 main rock types in the UK?

igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary

2

What are 2 example of sedimentary rock?

chalk and sandstone and limestone

3

What are 2 types of igneous rocks?

granite and basalt

4

What are 2 types of metamorphic rocks?

schist and slate

5

How are sedimentary rocks formed?

in layers

6

What are igneous rocks formed of?

hard crystals

7

How are metamorphic rocks formed?

great heat and pressure

8

Is the UK split into 3 geological halves?

NO it's split into 2

9

What is the north west half of the UK made of?

harder igneous and metamorphic rocks forming upland landscapes

10

what types of landscapes are in the south east of the uk?

lowland landscapes

11

What what type of human activities change UK landscapes?

agriculture and forestry