GCSE Geography

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GCSE Geography
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glaciation jungfrau region case study
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  1. where is the Jungrafrau region
    in the Alps in Switzerland
  2. winter .... is very popular in this region and has a high .... ...
    • skiing
    • value
  3. because there is a lot of tourism in the area .... , ..... , .... and .... ... are ..... more .... than they would have doen without the tourists
    • cafés
    • bars
    • hotels
    • gift shops
    • earning
    • money
  4. ...... .... (that were built for .... and ....) can be used by ..... to bring .... to the..... on the valley floor . in the past farmers have stayed with the cattle and turned the milk into butter and cheese on the high alp
    • cable cars
    • skiers
    • tourists
    • farmers
    • milk
    • daries
  5. .... ... are not ... , a lot of ..... .... are used and winter ..... is ....
    • ski holidays
    • cheap
    • local services
    • employment
    • generated
  6. ...... ..... use winter tourism to ..... thier ..... .... . which has stopped .... .... to the city
    • mountian farmers
    • supplement
    • low incomes
    • outward migration
  7. over .... of the jobs in the area are ...... ...
    • 80%
    • toursist dependant
  8. at the end of the ski season the ... on many ski slopes is badly ...... , ..... of bare ground show thorugh where people have skied on snow that was .... .... . . also skiers leave ..... all over the ski slopes
    • grass
    • worn
    • patches
    • too thin
    • litter
  9. economic pressures for development are strong but this is a fragile environment . in cold environments like this , with severe winters ..... struggles to .... even without sevre winters , therfore the last thing the environment needs is us to do is cut down trees for ..... of new ski ... . this will increase ...... of the slopes as there are few ... ... to .... .... of .... together to prevent an avalanche from happening .
    • vegatition
    • survive
    • development
    • facilities
    • instability
    • tree roots
    • hold
    • layers
    • snow
  10. increased ..... .... from visitors are conributing to ..... rain which is killing the trees . emissions are also contributing towards ..... ...
    • vechile emmisions
    • acid
    • global warming
  11. the switch to a tourist based economy has :
    hastened the decline of farming which cannot compete economically with tourism
  12. the environment is being damaged by :
    people clearing apline forests to make way for new skii runs and chair lifts . this me. sans that the habitats for wildlife are also being destroyed resulting in th death of many animals. some of the trees are being damaged by skiers knocking off thier branches and killing sapplings
  13. how do the swiss govenment manage tourism
    (8)
    • all new proposals are carefully scrutinised for thierlong term sustianability
    • at the end of the ski season a survey of environemtal damage is undertaken
    • only small electric vechiles are used in wnger for essential services such as waste collection
    • car access is limited to around the edges of the region
    • areas of bare slopes are fenced off again and re-seeded to make them grow again
    • all the transport services run on electricity developed from hydroelectric power stations in the alps
    • the swiss government has signed up to the convention on protection of the alps , which prohibits further development of new stations and mromotes sustainable development
    • people are employed to clear the slopes of rubbish and litter as soon as the snow melts , before the cattle return to the summer pastures

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