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Content description VCGGK119

Geography / Levels 7 and 8 / Geographical Knowledge / Landforms and landscapes
Content description
Human causes of landscape degradation, the effects on landscape quality and the implications for places
  1. analysing the effects of erosion and sedimentation produced by human activities on landscape quality, including farming and recreation
  2. examining the effects of mining and quarrying, and urban development, on landscape quality and how this affects places
  3. describing the effects of river regulation, including dams, locks, channel straightening and drains, on riverine and wetland landscape quality
  4. investigating the effects on coastal landscape quality of the built elements of places. For example, urban development, marinas and sea walls
  5. investigating the ways introduced plants or animals or activities such as mining affect landscape quality and examining the effects on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
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