Flashcards in Changing UK landscapes Deck (10):
Give two examples of Sedimentary Rock?
Chalk and Sandstone
Give two examples of Igneous Rock?
Granite and Basalt
Give two examples of metamorphic Rock?
Schist and Slate
How are sedimentary rocks formed?
They are formed of layers
How are Igneous rocks formed?
They are formed of crystals
How are metamorphic rocks formed?
They are formed of when rocks are close to some molten magma, and so get heated up.
Describe UK's geology in the north-west?
Mainly harder igneous and metamorphic rocks, forming upland landscapes
Describe UK's geology in the south-east?
Mainly softer sedimentary rocks forming lowland lanscapes
What was the cause of plate tectonics?
Plate movements caused mountains and faults in the rocks.