Fold mountains -the alps william

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  • Fold Mountains -The Alps
    • Farming
      • The alps cannot be farmed as it is too steep.
      • Farming is the main primary activity that happens in the alps.
      • The valley floor is the main farming area
        • Due to the fact more fertile soil , shelter from wind and better communication.
      • The main farming is cattle and sheep but ceral crops can be grown
    • Forestry
      • The forests are made up of coniferous forests
      • The trees have been artifical planted
      • The trees are relied upon by locals for fuels and buildings
    • HEP
      • Hydro electric power is power aquired from water
      • The Alps are used for this as theresteep slopes make the water flow faster
      • The alps are also good as they have a high levels of precipitations and reserve of melting ice.
    • Tourism
      • Summer
        • Rented houses, hotels and camping
  • Farming is the main primary activity that happens in the alps.

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