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By Neal Bedford, Gemma Pitcher

Slalom the ski slopes at Kitzbuhel, hike the paths in the course of the Tyrol and discover the musical historical past from Salzburg to Vienna. no matter if you are right here for the towns or to fill your lungs with natural mountain air, this inspiring consultant may help you connect to the center of the rustic.

• CARVE UP THE SLOPES or saunter alongside forest trails with a devoted bankruptcy to assist plan your open air actions

• DREAM SWEETLY in Alpine chalets and specific boutique resorts - studies to fit each flavor and price range

• break out the rustic and discover the towns - from Linz to Graz and Innsbruck to Salzburg, all of the details you wish for excellent urban breaks

• SOUND OF track or the Vienna Boys' Choir? Get past the cliches, or embody them, with vast leisure listings for quite a lot of musical occasions

• GET round with itineraries feedback and entire maps that can assist you plan your personal grand journey

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Marianas ••~ •••~()~. ~ Java···. ~ •••~.. ~~Iands ~ (a) Describe the pattern of the features shown by two of the maps opposite. (b) Explain the pattern shown on one of the above maps. (c) Name an area which you have studied where the landforms have been influenced by earth movements or volcanic activity. Describe the landforms which have been produced. (d) Why, in spite of the dangers, do people continue to live in areas threatened by earthquakes and volcanic action? 2 (a) Earthquakes The distribution of earthquakes is concentrated in two main areas, around the edge of the Pacific Ocean and in a horizontal belt stretching from the Mediterranean Sea eastwards through Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan to the Himalayas.

G. people). (ii) Some areas of the savanna ecosystem have been changed by the activities of people. As population pressure has increased, the amount of land used for cultivation and nomadic herding has increased and the fallow period has been reduced. The reduction in the fallow period and overgrazing have reduced the vegetation cover and exposed the soil to wind and water erosion. The soil, deprived of leaf litter, becomes infertile and unable to support vegetation. The soil erosion together with the increased area under cultivation has reduced the available habitats of the wild animals.

The cold front catches up with the warm front, creating an occluded front where the differences between the air masses are removed. 5. In between the warm and cold fronts a warm sector develops where light drizzle falls and winds are moderate. 6. The winds blow around the low pressure area, at the centre of the depression, parallel to the isobars (lines joining places of equal pressure). 7. The whole depression is moving and so a place that it passes over will experience in turn the weather associated with the warm front, the warm sector and the cold front.

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