Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Differentiate between: Lumbering in equatorial forests and Temperate forests. - Geography

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Distinguish Between

Differentiate between:

Lumbering in equatorial forests and Temperate forests.

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Solution

Equatorial Forests

Temperate Forests

(i) It is a tropical evergreen forest.

(i) It is a temperate coniferous forest.

(ii) It is mixed forest.

(ii) One species of trees are found over an extensive area.

(iii) Wood is hard.

(iii) Wood is soft.

(iv) Hot and humid climate, suitable for labour.

(iv) Cool and pleasant climate is suitable for labour.

(v) Surface movement difficult.

(v) Surface movement not difficult.

(vi) Mechanisation not possible for cutting trees.

(vi) Mechanisation is used for cutting trees.

(vii) No demand in local market.

(vii) Local market well developed.

Concept: Primary Occupations - Lumbering
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Primary Economic Activities
Exercise Q5 | Q 1 | Page 41
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