L4 fold mountains case study alps ap 2012

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L4 fold mountains case study alps ap 2012

  1. 1. How do people use fold mountains? Case Study – The Alps
  2. 2. How do people use fold mountains? • Complete your A3 sheet on the Alps using the A3 photocopied handout. • Three main areas; 1. Farming & Forestry 2. Tourism, video here 3. Hydro Electric Power
  3. 3. The Alps Fold mountains - History Formed 30 - 40 million years ago Compressional margin, the mountains so severely folded that anticlines, synclines, over folds and nappes were all formed. The Alps were then altered 10,000 years ago during the last ice age. Human Activity -Summary Farming - mainly valley bottoms - dairying, vines, hay and cereals. Summer pasture on the high alps. Tourism - skiing, climbing, walking and sightseeing. Hydroelectric Power Forestry
  4. 4. Homework – Past exam question • With the help of a case study of a fold mountain range, describe how people use fold mountains. (8)
  5. 5. Draw the rest of the photo

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