11A Geog

Torr Quarry, Somerset (p241)

1.What rock is quarried at Torr Quarry and what is it used for?

2.How is the rock transported away from the quarry?

3.How environmentally sustainable is this form of transport?

4.What is the importance of the quarry to the local community?

5.Describe the impact of the quarry on the environment (photo D)

6.What evidence is there that restoration has already begun

7.To what extent is the quarry being managed in an environmentally sustainable way?