Rocks Case Study

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Rocks Case Study
1 Limestone-Yorkshire Dales
1.1 Human Activity
1.1.1 Quarrying-building, cement and fertiliser
1.1.2 Tourism-walking, climbing, camping, caving, education and scenery. 8million visitors provides employment and money
1.1.3 Farming-sheep
1.2 Problems
1.2.1 Tourists-pollution and congestion, conflict with locals
1.2.2 Ramblers-drop litter, leave gates open, cause conflict
1.2.3 Environment-damage to frequently used footpaths
1.2.4 Tourists-buy second homes pushing house prices up for locals
2 Granite-Dartmoor
2.1 Problems
2.1.1 Quarrying-scars on the landscape, less attractive for touirsts and locals
2.1.2 Tourism-pollution and congestion, can lead to conflict
2.1.3 Touruists-buy second homes pushing house prices up for locals
2.2 Human activity
2.2.1 Quarrying-drystone walling, building and road stone. Benefits local economy.
2.2.2 Tourism-National Park, walking and camping. 10million people per year.
2.2.3 Farming-sheep
2.2.4 Mining-copper and tin
3 Chalk-South Downs
3.1 Quarrying-cement
3.2 Farming-sheep, racehorse and cows
4 Clay
4.1 Quarrying-pots, bricks and manufacturing paper
4.2 Farming-hgih nutrient content, flat landscape, arable farming, market gardening and dairy farming
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