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A collection of images for use by pupils across the school and beyond. Many of the images are useful for the revision of the case studies that form part of our GCSE course.

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Soweto (South West Township) is a very large shanty settlement on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa. African House, South African Art, Pretoria, Cinematography, Landscaping, Paint, Education, Abstract, Places

Soweto

Soweto (South West Township) is a very large shanty settlement on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Cottonopolis is set to be reborn – with Greater Manchester at the heart of plans to revive Britain’s textile industry. World History Teaching, World History Lessons, Manchester Day, History Manchester, Manchester England, Industrial Architecture, Industrial Photography, Bw Photography, Art History

Bolton

A great example of change employment structure. A hundred years ago, many worked in coal mining (primary) or in the cotton mills (manufacturing or secondary). Today, these jobs have largely disappeared to be replaced by jobs in retail, banking and the business sector (tertiary).

North Norfolk Coast - Rock armour and the sea wall at Sheringham. Norfolk Coast, Case Study, Geography, Four Square, Armour, Sea, Rock, School, Board

Sheringham

North Norfolk Coast - Rock armour and the sea wall at Sheringham.

See 16 photos and 1 tip from 128 visitors to River Severn. "When visiting Stourport a nice walk is along the River Severn to Bewdley. Flood Prevention, Flood Wall, Flood Barrier, River Severn, Flood Damage, Engineering Projects, Christmas Travel, Tower Of London, Water Damage

River Severn

River Severn , Central England, Summer 2007 An example of a river flooding event. Heavy rainfall through June caused flooding. This meant that the ground was already saturated and could not allow further water to soak in. Heavy rain during July 19th and 20th caused widespread flooding all across Central England. One person drowned in June floods. A bridge near Ludlow collapsed. Thousands of motorists were stranded on the M5 motorway, travel ground to a halt.

See 69 photos and 2 tips from 261 visitors to Great Missenden Railway Station (GMN). "Good connections to London and Aylesbury. Nicely kept station.

Great Missenden Railway Station (GMN)

Wendover - a town divided HS2 - High Speed 2 - an example of a major planning issue. A brand new high speed railway which is set to be built from a terminus at Euston, London Will be built in 2 phases – firstly to Birmingham in 2026 and secondly to Manchester and Leeds to be completed by 2032. Also linked to existing network to serve 18 cities in total.

See 69 photos and 2 tips from 261 visitors to Great Missenden Railway Station (GMN). "Good connections to London and Aylesbury. Nicely kept station.

Great Missenden Railway Station (GMN)

HS2 - High Speed 2 - an example of a major planning issue.

See 1165 photos and 95 tips from 21524 visitors to City of New Orleans. "Naming the best bar in NOLA is pointless when the entire city is an outdoor.

City of New Orleans

Hurricane Katrina – An example of a tropical storm. Primary - storm surge at the eye of the storm, where extreme low pressure caused the sea-level to rise dramatically. The tidal wave causes serious flooding across the city. 1800 people killed, two-thirds of whom were drowned by the storm surge. 300,000 homes destroyed. Secondary – Shops in New Orleans were looted in the days following. Community relation broke down. 230,000 jobs lost from damaged business and downturn in tourism.

The Amazon rainforest is an example of a major biome or ecosystem. Manaus Am, Amazon Rainforest, World Cup 2014, Biomes, Exhausted, Nightlife, Geography, Tangled, Banks

Manaus

The Amazon rainforest is an example of a major biome or ecosystem.

See 51 photos and 2 tips from 445 visitors to Coniston. "Kirkbeck House is the best place to stay in the whole of the Lake District! Traffic Congestion, Honeypot, Beautiful Waterfalls, Home Ownership, Lake District, Geography, Walks, The Good Place, Holidays

Coniston

Coniston in the Lake District. Beautiful waterfalls like this put extreme pressure on honeypot sites such as Coniston which attract huge amounts of tourists, especially at weekends and bank holidays. These honeypots suffer huge problems with a lack of parking, traffic congestion and footpath erosion. Second home ownership also causes conflict in many parts of the Lake District.

Map showing the location of Gauteng in the north-central part of South Africa. 630 police officers from Gauteng Province were arrested in most for fraud and corruption, but also for rape and murder South African Tribes, South Africa Wildlife, Art Rupestre, List Of Birds, Site Archéologique, Kwazulu Natal, Port Elizabeth, African Countries, Location Map

Limpopo

Limpopo province is a very poor region in South Africa. People migrate from here to nearby Johannesburg due to many push factors, including machines replacing people in farming, unreliable food and water supplies and disease. Pull factors attract people to the 'bright lights' of the city.

Longshore drift - swash pushes material up the beach at an angle, backwash drags the material directed down the beach at a 90 degree angle to the shoreline. Note the hard engineering structure which protects the cliffs behind. Degree Angle, Geography, Engineering, Note, Pearls, Education, School, Beach, Image

West Runton Beach

Longshore drift - swash pushes material up the beach at an angle, backwash drags the material directed down the beach at a 90 degree angle to the shoreline. Note the hard engineering structure which protects the cliffs behind.

See 52 photos and 5 tips from 574 visitors to Cromer. "Often there's free parking next to the sunken gardens coming in from Runton. Norfolk Coast, Cromer, Sunken Garden, Beyond The Sea, Caravan, Geography, Fair Grounds, England, Note

Cromer

North Norfolk coast - Cromer looking towards East Runton. Note how the coast is protected where the sea wall exists but the cliffs slump dramatically after where they are not protected. The land beyond the sea wall is only used for a caravan site, which can easily be pulled back from the coast if it is in danger of collapse.

The city where many migrants from the Limpopo Province migrate to Future Travel, World History, Case Study, Geography, Four Square, City, School, Board, History Of The World

Johannesburg

The city where many migrants from the Limpopo Province migrate to

U.K. Summer heat wave July 2013 - An anticyclone fixed itself over and to the east of the U.K. for most of the month of July. British tourism flourished as people flocked to the seaside. Some hotels and cafes claimed record profits. Confidence to return next year leads to increased bookings for 2014. More jobs created. The number of people suffering sunstroke, sunburn and heat wave-related injuries is stretched hospitals. Increases in alcohol-related anti-social behaviour puts demand on… Westminster Station, Anti Social Behaviour, Month Of July, Summer Heat, Hospitals, Jets, Case Study, Geography, Four Square

London

U.K. Summer heat wave July 2013 - An anticyclone fixed itself over and to the east of the U.K. for most of the month of July. British tourism flourished as people flocked to the seaside. Some hotels and cafes claimed record profits. Confidence to return next year leads to increased bookings for 2014. More jobs created. The number of people suffering sunstroke, sunburn and heat wave-related injuries is stretched hospitals. Increases in alcohol-related anti-social behaviour puts demand on…

23 visitors have checked in at Loggerheads.

Loggerheads

Loggerheads (rural area at the edge of N-u-L) –Standard of living. Lower youth unemployment (23%). Very low levels of fuel poverty, mainly affluent. High qualification levels and GCSE results. High house prices, mostly owner occupied. Quality of life - Low crime levels, lower than average obesity rates, lower levels of cigarette, alcohol and drug dependency. Therefore higher than average life expectancy and more than average people consider themselves to be healthy.

Originally, El Raval was a run-down, deprived area of Barcelona with a high population of immigrants from Morocco and Pakistan. The area has many services which caters for their needs, such as mosques and halal butchers for the large muslim population and youth centres for the many young people. The area has recently undergone gentrification, which means that it has been improved by knocking down old, worn out buildings to create open space and regenerating the historic ones.

El Raval

Originally, El Raval was a run-down, deprived area of Barcelona with a high population of immigrants from Morocco and Pakistan. The area has many services which caters for their needs, such as mosques and halal butchers for the large muslim population and youth centres for the many young people. The area has recently undergone gentrification, which means that it has been improved by knocking down old, worn out buildings to create open space and regenerating the historic ones.