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Humans and the Coast


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Geographical Inquiry: Humans and the Coast

Select one location on the Australian coast. With reference to this location, conduct a Geographical Inquiry and write an extended response to the following question:

“How does the coast shape human activity and how does human activity shape the coast”?

Main Themes/Questions:

·      “How do environmental and human processes affect the characteristics of places and environments”?

·      “How do the interconnections between places, people and environments affect the lives of people”?

·      “What are the consequences of changes to places and environments and how can these changes be managed”?