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Using an example that you have studied describe how the characteristics of a river change downstream. (9)
Therefore this causes a V shaped valley to form with two steep sides at either side. In addition, one would also find waterfalls in the upper course, this is caused by the two contrasting resistance?s of the rocks in the upper course of the River Tees?, whinstone is the hard rock which is found on top of sandstone and shale, which is the soft rock. This causes the formation of a high force water fall and actually the highest waterfall in the UK is found here at 21 meters high.
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The Indian plate was sub ducted by the Eurasian plate . Primary Effects 80,000 people died . The main cause of death was collapsing buildings . Hundreds of thousands were injured . Some villages were fully destroyed and thousands of buildings were destroyed . 30,000 square miles was destroyed . 75m fault line . Sewage and gas pipes burst . Secondary effects 80% of Uri was destroyed . People died from landslides and collapsed buildings . Water supplies , electricity and main roads were shut off . 3 million were made homeless .
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?Over the past there has never been any commercial mining in Antarctica, there are no current plans to mine Antarctica and mining is currently completely banned by the Antarctic Treaty. The Australian Antarctic Territory treaty wish to protect and ensure safety of their land from oil giants seeking out to extract energy from the polar regions. The treaty of Antarctica aim to help protect the flora and fauna of Antarctica. They have done so by making mining illegal. Mineral mining and nuclear waste disposal on Antarctica have been prohibited to support scientific support and protect the continent's eco zone.
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