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Physical Characteristics

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Desert tourism - camp, four wheel drive vehicles, camels and geography students
 

The physical characteristics of extreme environments

Glacial environment

  • Explain the advance and retreat of glaciers and the main features resulting from the processes of erosion and deposition by glaciers.

Periglacial environment

  • Explain permafrost, patterned ground, solifluction, thermokarst, pingos.

Hot, arid environments (hot deserts and semi-arid areas)

  • Explain weathering and the processes involved in wind- and water-formed features.
  • Explain the occurrence of flash floods.
 

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