Economic activities take place in glaciated areas but these may cause conflict. Management strategies try to reduce this conflict and ensure that the land is being used responsibly.
What type of farming takes place in glaciated areas of the UK?
Mixed - arable and pastoral
What is HEP?
Why is forestry important in glaciated areas?
It creates jobs
It creates jobs and provides materials, eg wood
It provides materials, eg wood
What is quarrying?
The rearing of cattle on the land
The logging of trees
The removal of rocks from the land
Why do tourists visit upland glaciated areas?
For the shops and amusement arcades.
For the beautiful landscape
To visit historical monuments
Which activities have created jobs in the Cairngorms National Park?
Skiing and snowboarding
Surfing and paddleboarding
Whale watching and sea fishing
What are the conflicts of land use in glaciated areas of Scotland?
Forestry and tourism
Quarrying and industry
Retail and tourism
Why are glaciated areas suitable places for HEP?
They are cold environments
The steep glacial troughs allow fast flowing water
The rocks under the ground are hot
Which of the following are disadvantages of quarrying in glaciated upland areas?
Noise, heavy traffic and dust
Footpath erosion and litter
High house prices and poor internet connection
Which of the following is not a benefit of tourists visiting upland areas?
A boost to local economy
Essential services are kept open