Geographic Skills Quiz - Cairns
Use the Cairns Topographic Map Extract located in Kleeman, G. (2002) Skills In Australian Geography, p.66-67 to complete the following questions.
Identify the feature of the physical environment located at GR 553383.
Identify the feature of the physical environment located at GR 599503.
Identify the feature of the built environment located at GR 558362.
Identify the feature of the built environment located at GR 690211.
What type of vegetation is found at AR 7222?
What type of landuse is found at AR 6139?
What is the direction of Yorkeys Knob (AR 6341) from Palm Cove (AR 5847) ?
In what direction is the Barron River flowing in AR 6134?
What is the aspect of the slope in AR 6127?
What is the bearing of Taylors Point (GR 608448) from Yorkeys Point (GR 637418)?
What is the straight line distance between Haycock Island (GR 608496) and the summit of Earl Hill (GR 613426)?
What is the length of the main runway at Cairns Airport (GR 666328)?
What is the distance by road from Cairns Airport (GR 666328) to Palm Cove (GR 583478).
Estimate the area of Admiralty Island.
approximately 4.8 km2
approximately 5.4 km2
approximately 6.5 km2
approximately 8.2 km2
What is the difference in elevation of Earl Hill (GR 613426) and Red Peak (GR 581365)?
Estimate the local relief in AR 6142.
Calculate the gradient of the slope between the spot hight at GR 748281 and the building at GR 745267.
1 : 2.8
1 : 3
1 : 3.2
1 : 4.2
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