Case Study - UK Physical Landscape
Terms in this set (8)
Where are the most upland areas in the UK?
North and West
Name the main features in the landscape in the UK.
Hills, valleys, mountains, coasts, fields
What features are formed from valleys
U shaped valleys - ribbon lakes V shaped valleys - woodland, forests, Rivers valley - larger rivers
What features are formed from mountains
Moorland, tors, snow, glaciers, scree slopes
What is relief?
It is a term used by geographers to describe the physical features of the landscape.
What are the rocks that make the up the landscape in the UK?
Mostly tough, resistant rocks such as granite and slate
Where are Uk's most dramatic mountain ranges?
Arran and Scotland
What rocks form low-lying plains and gently tolling landscapes?
Weaker rocks such as clays and limestone
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