Andes (Fold Mountain) - Case Study

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  • Created on: 21-05-16 18:02

The Andes are situated in Peru in west South America. They were formed 65 million years ago and is the longest range of fold mountains in the world.

  • Farming - In Bolivia, many subsistence farmers grow crops on the steep slopes - including potatoes - which are their main sources of food. The use of terraces creates areas of flat land on the slopes. These retain water and limit the downward movement of soil. Most crops are grown…

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