geography case studies

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  • Created on: 19-03-20 20:09

Thar Desert

the thar desert is the mostly densely populated desert in the world.

stretches across north-west india and into pakistan 

oppurtunities for development

mineral extraction: valuable reserves of gypsum, fieldspar are used domestically and for export. limestone and marble was also extracted 

tourism: desert safaris on camels exploit the beautiful landscapes

energy: includes coal,oil,solar and wind 

farming:subsistence grazing of animals and comerical farming of pulses, cotton and wheat

iirigation: from the indira gandhi canal has made what was a scrubby desert productive 

challenges of development in hot deserts

extreme temperatures 


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