Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Give geographical reasons: Lumbering is developed on a large scale in Canada. - Geography

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Answer in Brief

Give geographical reasons:

Lumbering is developed on a large scale in Canada.

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Solution

Lumbering is one of the most important economic activity in the areas covered by coniferous forest in Canada. In Canada coniferous forest grow in large belt, since the climate is suitable for the growth of coniferous trees. In these forests only one species of trees grows in one area which is favourable for the lumbering. The development of lumbering depends upon the type of wood, climate, market and transport facilities. Commercial lumbering is developed in Canada because there is coniferous forest region, which provides soft wood, which is easy to cut, carry and durable. Cool climate of Canada, well developed transport facilities for the movement of logs, use of machinery for logging, large demand in local and international market for paper and pulp industries, limited development of other economic activities due to extreme cold climate are the other factors responsible for lumbering in Canada.

Concept: Primary Occupations - Lumbering
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Primary Economic Activities
Exercise Q4 | Q 3 | Page 41
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