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1

What are the eight main geographical characteristics.

Topography, Land Use, Climate, Population, Location, Geology, Soil, Hydrogoly

2

What is a landscape?

A landscape is a part of the Earth’s surface which consists of a variety of geographical features that are characteristic of an area

3

What is a landform?

A landform is a natural geographical feature or shape that appears in the Earth’s surface within a landscape

4

What are the different types of values that landforms and landscapes have?

Cultural, aesthetic, spiritual, competing and economic

5

What is a desert landscape?

An area of land that receives no more than 25 millimetres of rain per year, and covers about one third of the Earths surface

6

What is a tropical rainforest landscape?

Lush forests found along the equator, at least 1500 millimetres of rainfall per year

7

What is a coastal landscape?

Where a land mass meets the sea and is shaped by the natural forces of the wind and waves

8

What is a riverine landscape?

Formed by the natural movement of a water system, includes the ecosystems in and around the area of a river

9

What is a built landscape?

Created by humans, provide evidence of human settlement and occupation of environment

10

What is a karst landscape?

When easily dissolvable bedrock is worn away by slightly acidic water, from an underground source

11

What is a mountain landscape?

Formed by tectonic plates on the Earth’s surface pushing against each other