Limestone Landscapes

In this section you can learn all about the features of limestone landscapes. Remember you're in training for an exam and the focus of your studies always has to be on how you're going to answer these questions. Watch the video lessons, copy the diagrams and then label them from memory. Practise drawing the diagrams at speed.

Limestone Map Work

You can download this GoogleEarth video tour. You'll need Google Earth to make it play and this is free to down load here.

Limestone Pavements Formation

This feature is found in the Yorkshire Dales at the top of Malham Cove. Check it out by matching the live satellite view to the map extract.

 

 

Watch this clip to find out how this feature of the landscape is made.

Stalactite and Stalagmite Formation

This feature is easy to get full marks in if you start with the chemistry behind carbonation.