2003 - Higher Level
(All of the candidates’ own spelling, punctuation etc. have been retained.)
Question 1. B. (i)
“ The use of technology has speeded up the rate of exploitation of the Irish peat lands”. The diagram below shows the stages in the exploitation of a bog. Use this diagram to explain three ways technology had been used to exploit the bogs. [8marks]
Stage 1: New technology has improved the way in which a bog is drained: in the past bogs had to be manually d...