Glacial landscape processes and features
The earth's crust is modified by glacial processes which results in distinctive landforms.

Freeze thaw and the processes of abrasion and plucking. Valley glaciers, ice sheets. Evidence of past glacial activity in uplands and lowlands (formation of corries, arÍtes, pyramidal peaks, ribbon lakes, glacial troughs, hanging valleys, truncated spurs, boulder clay/till, moraines, drumlins). (Regional, Local)


Landscape features affect human activities.
The human uses of upland glaciated areas to include management, farming and tourism issues. (Regional, Local)

Year 11 topics are Individual Study, Glaciation, Rivers, Industry, Development and Interdependence.
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Unit One - Glaciation. This is one of three physical geography units examined in Paper 1. View the Glaciation topics.
Unit Two - Rivers. This is one of three physical geography units. The physical geography units and skills unit are in Paper 1. View the Rivers topics
Unit Three - Industry This is a major exam subject of Paper 2. View the Industry topics.
Unit Four - Development and Interdependence.This is a major exam subject of Paper 2. View the Development and Interdependence topics.
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