Friday, October 2, 2015

Land Resources of the United Kingdom

By: Sara Jimenez, Garret Hatch, Bayliee Kaser

              The United Kingdom has many mineral resources such as; coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, gold, tin, limestone, salt, clay, chalk, gypsum, potash, silica sand, and slate. These minerals are used for construction and capital production. The United Kingdom also has petroleum and natural gas which the country uses for energy and production.(more here)

              The United Kingdom is also a big agriculture producer. Some of the country's agricultural land resources are; wheat, barley, sheep, potatoes, hay, grain, peas, and more. (more here)
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              The United Kingdom's natural resources are abundant and worked to max efficiency with advanced harvesting methods for minerals and agriculture. Being one of the very first countries to industrialize, the United Kingdom has much modern day machinery to aid production in mining and farming. With the advanced tools that the United Kingdom has for gathering natural resources, this allows the country to utilize its labor force for other purposes since it takes less people to work the land with the advances machinery at the United Kingdom's disposal.

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Group UK: Garret, Sara, Bayliee

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