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Flashcards in Other Uses Of Glaciated Upland Areas Deck (4):
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What are the four other uses of glaciated areas?

Hydroelectric power
Farming
Forestry
Water catchment

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How is HEP used?

Deep valleys, hard rock and plenty of rain fall allows the building of dams
Fast flowing streams drive turbines which drive generators that produce electricity and can be used on the national grid

3

How is farming used?

Steep slopes and cold in winter
Animals graze higher up in summer and crops are grown lower down in summer

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How is water catchment used?

Lots of water and places to store so ideal for reservoir and HEP

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