Flashcards in 1.1- Changing UK Landscapes Deck (11)
What are the 3 main rock types in the UK?
igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary
What are 2 example of sedimentary rock?
chalk and sandstone and limestone
What are 2 types of igneous rocks?
granite and basalt
What are 2 types of metamorphic rocks?
schist and slate
How are sedimentary rocks formed?
What are igneous rocks formed of?
How are metamorphic rocks formed?
great heat and pressure
Is the UK split into 3 geological halves?
NO it's split into 2
What is the north west half of the UK made of?
harder igneous and metamorphic rocks forming upland landscapes
what types of landscapes are in the south east of the uk?