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1

Farming adaptations

- Crops are grown on terraces
- Farmers have phones for weather events
- 40% of population have phones

2

List 4 ways fold mountains can be adapted

Tourism
Mining
Hydroelectric power
Farming

3

Tourism - Fold mountains

- Brings money (Himalayas, £50,000 per climber)
- Employ people to act as guides (earn money)
- Can damage environment (left equipment + rubbish)

4

Mining - Fold mountains

- Aren't very big industries in Nepal (0.5% of GDP)
- Could help country develop
- Small scale -> encouraged more + more

5

Farming - Fold mountains

- Makes up 35% of GDP
- Increasing amount of land used -> deforestation -> soil erosion, flooding
- Crops are grown on terraces (steep, soils are thin)
- Gov -> Encourage cash crops to export

6

Hydro - electric power (HEP) - Fold mountains

- Renewable (potential to produce loads) 30% rural have elec 90% in Urban areas
- Export - helping Nepal develop
kali Gandaki power station

7

Adaptions to fold mountain conditions

- New roads are built (KKHT) Tunnel has 4 lines, 4.5km
- 40% of pop have phones (easier communication)
- Terraces - Farming is possible (crops are grown at the bottom)
- Animals ( goats + llamas) Suited to high altitudes