FOLD MOUNTAINS

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FOLD MOUNTAINS
1 HOW WE USE FOLD MOUNTAINS
1.1 TOURISM
1.1.1 ATTRACTIVE TO TOURISTS
1.1.2 WINTER: SKIING, ICE CLIMBING ETC
1.1.3 SUMMER: WALKERS LOVE SCENERY
1.2 FARMING
1.2.1 HIGHER MOUNTAINS: GRAZE ANIMALS
1.2.2 LOWER MOUNTAINS: GROW CROPS
1.3 MINING
1.3.1 FOLD MOUNTAINS: SOURCE OF METAL ORES
1.4 FORESTRY
1.4.1 FOLD MOUNTAINS = GREAT FOR GROWING TREES E.G. CONIFERS
1.4.1.1 GROWN ON STEEP SIDED SLOPES
1.4.1.1.1 USED FOR BUILDING, PAPER, FUEL
1.5 HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER
1.5.1 STEEP SIDED MOUNTAINS - IDEAL FOR GENERATING ELECTRICITY
2 HOW ARE THEY MADE?
2.1 CREATED WHEN TWO TECTONIC PLATES COLLIDE
2.2 THE SEDIMENTARY ROCK THAT'S BUILT UP BETWEEN THEM = FOLDED AND FORCED UP FORMING MOUNTAINS
3 WHERE ARE THEY FORMED?
3.1 AT...
3.1.1 DESTRUCTIVE PLATE MARGINS
3.1.2 CONTINENTAL + OCEANIC COLLIDE
3.1.3 2 CONTINENTAL COLLIDE
4 THE ALPS CASE STUDY
4.1 (SAME USES)
4.2 LOCALS ADAPTED
4.2.1 STEEP RELIEF
4.2.1.1 GOATS: FARMED --> WELL ADAPTED TO STEEP MOUNTAINS
4.2.1.2 TREES --> PROTECT AGAINST E.G. AVALANCHE
4.2.2 POOR SOILS
4.2.3 LIMITED COMMUNICATION

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