The Alps case study

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Where is the alps located?
Central Europe and stretches across countries like Italy, Switzerland and Germany.
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Which two plates where involved in the Alps
African and Eurasian
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What do people use the Alps for?
Hydroelectricity, farming, tourism and foresty.
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Population of the Alps?
12 million people
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Tourism: how many tourists visit each year?
100 million
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what percentage of people go for activities?
70%
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name 3 activities?
ice climbing , snowboarding and skiing.
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Farming:What animals are used to farm and how is it adapted?
Goats provdide milk and cheese and are good climbers so they can climb up and down the steep slopes.
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Forestry: What trees are planted on the Alps and why this particular tree?
Scotts pine so that the goats don't munch them.
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HEP: Why is it better for hydroelectricity to be produced on the Alps
steep slopes can be dammed e.g berne, Switzerland.
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