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1

How long ago did magma rise through the Earth’s crust to form high relief areas in the UK?

300 million years ago

2

The Cairngorms are found in which country in the UK?

Scotland

3

Dartmoor is found in which UK county?

Devon

4

How many years ago did the carboniferous limestone in Britain form?

250-350 millions ago

5

What is the name of the famous tor in Dartmoor that we’ve studied in lessons?

Bowerman’s Nose

6

How many years ago did the diverging plate boundaries in the Atlantic Ocean open up?

50-60 million years ago

7

What is the name of the unique structure at Malham Cove made out of carboniferous limestone?

Limestone Pavements

8

How many years ago was Britain covered by warm, tropical seas?

75 million years ago

9

How many farms operated in the South Downs in 2016?

1,100

10

What % of South Downs was used for farming in 2016?

85%

11

What % of the South Downs National Park was covered by woodland in 2016?

24%

12

What was the population of the South Downs National Park in 2016?

120,000