KCSE Geography Paper 2 2016 Section B Question 7.
Study the photograph below and answer questions (a) and (b).
(a) Name: (i) the mining methods shown in the photograph;
(ii) two minerals that may be mined using the method shown in the photograph.
(b) (i) Using evidence from the photograph, give four indicators that show that the weather was hot when the photograph was taken.
(ii) Describe how minerals are obtained using the mining method shown in the photograph.
(iii) Citing evidence from the photograph, explain two ways in which the mining method shown has affected the environment.
(iv) Apart from the method shown in the photograph, name three other mining methods.
(c) Explain how the following factors influence the occurrence of minerals: