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Content description VCGGK121

Geography / Levels 7 and 8 / Geographical Knowledge / Landforms and landscapes
Content description
Causes of a geomorphological hazard and its impacts on places and human responses to it to minimise harmful effects on places in the future
  1. investigating the natural causes and spatial distribution of a geomorphological hazard. For example, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides and avalanches
  2. discussing the extent to which human alteration of environments has contributed to the occurrence of the geomorphological hazard
  3. describing how the effects caused by geomorphological hazards are influenced by social, cultural and economic factors. For example, where people choose to live, poverty, and lack of infrastructure and resources to prepare and respond
  4. researching how the application of principles of prevention, mitigation and preparedness minimises the harmful effects of geomorphological hazards
  5. investigating the negative and positive impacts of bushfires on Australian landscapes and ways of responding to the risk and events of bushfires
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