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  1. based on QCA unit 23 Investigating Coasts – part two 1 of 16 © Boardworks Ltd 2006

  2. Investigating coasts – part two Contents • Coastal settlements • Holidays! • Review 2 of 16 © Boardworks Ltd 2006

  3. Coastal settlements Here are some coastal towns. What do you think are the main economic activities in each one? Look carefully at each picture. Bournemouth Newquay

  4. Coastal settlements Portsmouth

  5. Coastal settlements Dingle Rhyl

  6. Coastal settlements Plymouth Aberdeen Holyhead Torquay Llandudno Grimsby Choose one of the locations to research and think about the following questions… • What is the main economic activity in this settlement? • How do the physical features of the landscape make • this settlement good for the main economic activity? • How has this settlement changed over time?

  7. Investigating coasts – part two Contents • Coastal settlements • Holidays! • Review 7 of 16 © Boardworks Ltd 2006

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  13. Investigating coasts – part two Contents • Coastal settlements • Holidays! • Review 13 of 16 © Boardworks Ltd 2006

  14. Review Have a go at designing your own settlement here. How might you use the local features to their best advantage? Review

  15. Glossary archa curved-shaped structure. bay a coastal place where the land curves inwards. beacha pebbly or sandy shore usually by the sea. cave a natural underground chamber. chemical reaction a process that changes the structure of something. cliffa steep rock face, often at the edge of the sea. dunea mound or ridge of sand. erosionthe gradual destruction of something by the effect of wind or water.

  16. Glossary headlanda narrow piece of land that sticks out into the sea. marsha piece of low-lying land that is often flooded and remains water-logged most of the time. settlementa place where people set up a community. shelteredgiving protecting from bad weather or danger. shingle a mass of small rounded pebbles, especially on the seashore. shorethe land along the edge of the sea or a lake. stack a column of rock, standing in the sea.