Geography Test: The Natural Environment Higher Tier

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Edexcel GCSE

Geography A
Unit 2: The Natural Environment Higher Tier
Friday 17 June 2011 – Morning Time: 1 hour
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5GA2H/01
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black ink or • Usein the boxesball-point pen. page with your name, at the top of this • Fill number and candidate number. centre In Section A answer only one question from questions 1, 2, 3 or 4. • In Section B answer either question 5 or 6. • Answer the questions in the spaces provided • – there may be more space than you need.

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SECTION A – THE PHYSICAL WORLD Answer only ONE question from Section A. Indicate which question you are answering by marking a cross in the box . If you change your mind, put a line through the box and then indicate your new question with a cross . Topic 1: Coastal Landscapes If you answer Question 1 put a cross in this box 1 (a) Study Figure 1a. It shows the wave fetches from Sefton near Liverpool. .

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Figure 1a (i) Which place has the longest wave fetch from Sefton? (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................................................................................................................................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(ii) What is the distance of wave fetch from Sefton to Anglesey? (1) .................................................................................... . . . . . . . . .

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(iii) Suggest how wave fetch can cause different rates of coastal recession. Use evidence from Figure 1a in your answer. (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................................................................................................................................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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