Fold Mountains - The Alps

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  • Fold Mountains - The Alps
    • Tourism
      • Good communication routes
        • Road/rail/air
      • Climate
      • Summer
        • Stay in hotels/houses/campsites/lakeside resorts
    • Forestry
    • Farming
      • Main Activity
        • South facing slopes
          • Drier and warmer
      • Height/steepness of slopes
      • Mainly done on valley floor
        • Flatter
        • Soil is deeper and more fertile
        • Shelter from wind
        • Better access and communication
      • Dairy or sheep
        • Transhumance
          • In summer animals move to high areas
            • So hay and cereal can be grown
    • HEP
  • Transhumance
    • In summer animals move to high areas
      • So hay and cereal can be grown

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