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GCSE Geography: Glacial tourism

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  • 1. CASE STUDY- CHARMONIX, FRANCE

2. ATTRACTIONS 3. IMPACT OF TOURISM 4. MANAGEMENT 5. RETREATCAUSESRecently the retreat of Alpine glaciers has beenincreasing dramatically with some glaciers losingover 100m of their length per year. The warmertemperatures of the last two decades resulted in adramatic increase of the average snowline. Thus,the high alpine environment is changing rapidlywith observable changes even within a relativelyshort time period. 6. EVIDENCE