Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Write short notes on Lumbering on a commercial scale - Geography

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Write short notes on

Lumbering on a commercial scale

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Solution

Commercial lumbering is well developed in coniferous forest region of Canada, North Western Europe and Soviet Union. The important factors responsible for the development of commercial lumbering in the above areas are as follows.

  1. In coniferous forest one species of trees are found over an extensive area.
  2. Coniferous trees are tall and away from each other so lumbering is easy.
  3. Wood is soft and durable. Coniferous forests provide good raw material for paper and pulp industry and furniture making industry.
  4. Due to good quality of wood (softwood) it has great demand in the world market.
  5. Cool and pleasant climate is favourable for labour to work throughout the year.
Concept: Primary Occupations - Lumbering
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Primary Economic Activities
Exercise Q3 | Q 3 | Page 41
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