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The natural resources of the world are unevenly distributed with some regions having far more resources than others. The renewable and non-renewable resources of the UK are also unevenly distributed.
What type of resource is oil?
A biotic resource
A renewable resource
A non-renewable resource
What type of resource is iron ore?
An abiotic resource
Where are the UK's oil reserves mainly found?
In the North Sea east of Aberdeen and the Shetland Islands
In the English Channel
In the Lake District
Where are the UK's gas reserves mainly found?
In the Irish Sea
In the North Sea east of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and East Anglia
In South Wales
Which country has the largest proven oil reserves?
Which country has the largest proven gas reserves?
Which area has the highest potential for solar power?
Countries around 30°N and S
What is the UK's water footprint?
It measures all of the water used within the UK
It measures all of the water from other countries that the UK uses
It measures all of the water that is used both within the UK and in other countries through imported products
Why is Kielder reservoir important?
Water is pumped to Kielder as it has low rainfall
Water is sent to Kielder to be cleaned and treated
Water is pumped from Kielder as it has high rainfall
Where does 50% of all renewable energy generated in the UK come from?