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Ideal Tourist Vacation to Shannon Ireland :D
Transcript of Ideal Tourist Vacation to Shannon Ireland :D
Atlantic Ocean City
Town status on Jan 1st 1982
Between Limerick city and Ennis
Shannon is a new town
Was built in the 1960's on reclaimed marshland alongside Shannon Airport
Developed as a dormitory for the workers in the region
Area km² 81638 sq. km
Ireland’s corporate tax ranks the lowset in Europe
Leprachuns, shamrocks/4 leaf clovers, and more are part of Irelands beleifs and history
There is no set latitude and longitude for a place because of the sizes.
Latitude is horizontal (Equator)
Longitude is vertical (Prime Meridian
52°41'N 8°55'W Shannon river is alongside and the city is named after it
2 major oceans:
Atlantic and ocean on the West side of Europe
Artic Ocean on the North of Europe SHANNON IRELAND EUROPE EARTH MAJOR HOLIDAYS
St. Patricks Day
St. Stephen's Day
Limerick- tour of King John's Castle on the River Shannon- Anglo-Norman castle
A number of churches and monasteries- around County Clare
The Killone Augustinian Convent in Clarecastle
Carran church in Ballyvaughan- Medieval times
Sky Cout- shopping centre
Landforms to visit
ETC. Central lowlands of flat rolling plains
Surrounded by hills
Plains (lots of greenary)
The western coastline
Numerous sea cliff
Dozens of coastal islands
ETC. ...A country named Emerald Isle Gulf stream + N.Atlantic Drift + Canary + N.Equatorial = Columbus gyre
The average elevation of Shannon, Ireland is 0-1 meter above sea level. Four main types of air masses in Ireland.
Tropical continental (Tc)
Tropical maritime (Tm)
Polar continental (Pc)
Polar maritime (Pm)
Two further sub-divisions.
Arctic maritime (Am)
Returning polar maritime (rPm) Vegetation
There are two aspects of vegetation
The first is an impression of intense greenness-the result of the abundant grasses responding to the mild moist air
The second is the relative absence of trees
Limited variety than elsewhere in Europe
Ireland has twenty-seven species of mammal
Some are the red deer, badger, otter, hare and which are native to the country
Introduced species are like the fallow deer, rabbit and other rodents.
The rivers and lakes have salmon, trout, pike, eels and more
Of the three hundred and eighty species of wild bird recorded in Ireland, only about one-third breed in the country.
Has coastal waters since Ireland is a Atlantic Ocean City.
Derived from glacial drift
Reflect its varied composition and texture
Large areas of fertile grey-brown podzolic soils on the better drained parts of the lowland
Gives way to less fertile acid brown earths where the parent material is low in lime or to gleyed soils where the drainage is poor
Thin acid peaty soils are widespread on the hills
Negative common Human to Environment interactions
Cutting down trees
Establishing a landfill
Positive common Human to Environment interactions
Picking up trash
Turning off the lights whern not in use
Interactions from Environment to Humans
Weather - cold, hot, warm, cool , etc.
ETC. sHAnNon, IRelanD (be there or be squared) CANNOT BE EXPERIENCED UNTIL SEEN HELLO!