The Alps

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The Alps
1 General
1.1 Central Europe
1.1.1 Across 7 countries
1.2 Pop. 12 million
1.3 Mont Blanc 4810m
2 Uses
2.1 Farming
2.1.1 Steep Mountains
2.1.1.1 Farming animals
2.1.1.1.1 Goats
2.1.2 Sunnier Slopes
2.1.2.1 Vineyards
2.1.2.1.1 Lavaux, Switzerland
2.2 Hydro-Electric
2.2.1 Berne area, Switzerland
2.2.1.1 Switzerland gets 60% of energy from this
2.3 Mining
2.3.1 Has declined...
2.3.1.1 but
2.3.1.1.1 Copper
2.3.1.1.2 Salt
2.3.1.1.3 Gold
2.4 Trees
2.4.1 Scots Pine planted
2.4.1.1 Goats won't kill it
2.4.1.2 Logged and sold
2.5 Tourism
2.5.1 100 mil/year
2.5.1.1 70% winter sports
2.5.1.1.1 Skiing
2.5.1.1.2 Ice Climbing
2.5.1.2 Summer
2.5.1.2.1 Paragliding
2.5.1.2.2 Climbing
2.5.1.2.3 Cycling
2.5.1.3 New Villages to cater
2.5.1.3.1 Tignes, France
3 Adaptations
3.1 Transport
3.1.1 Brenner Pass
3.1.1.1 Austria and Italy
3.1.2 Lotschberg tunnel
3.1.2.1 Switzerland
3.2 Trees and man made defences
3.2.1 Avalanches
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