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Geography - Landscape and Landforms

Geography: Landscapes and Landforms



The Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park of northern Sydney includes both natural and human landscapes.

During the day, students will identify and describe the features of the riverine or coastal landscape, investigate the human landscape including how the area is currently used, how it is valued by different groups and the impacts of change over time on the landscape.

Throughout the day, they will use geographical including maps, field sketches and measuring temperature, humidity, soil pH and gradient.

Inquiry questions

What are the geographical features of this area?

What geomorphic processes have created the landforms in this area? 

How do different people value landscapes and landforms?

How does the geomorphic landscape affect the biotic landscape?

How do humans use the landscape at Bobbin Head and what management strategies will help protect it?

Excursion locations

This program is offered at the following locations. Click on an image to find out more.

*Note: Excursions at Muogamarra operate in Terms 2 and 3 only.

Program Resources

Landscapes and Landforms Virtual Fieldwork

This virtual excursion resource enables students to study the Landscapes and Landforms content area using West Head and surrounds as a case study. The resource includes maps, 360 images and videos that provide an opportunity for students to identify the landforms, learn more about the geomorphic processes that shaped the area and the value of the area to Aboriginal peoples.