Month: January 2021

Economic activities carried out in equatorial climate regions

Economic activities carried out in equatorial climate regions

The following Economic activities carried out in equatorial climate regions Due to the existence of dense forests, wildlife conservation has been made possible and this attracts tourists. Equatorial climate has also favoured the existence of numerous water bodies giving rise to fishing activities. The dense vegetation in equatorial regions harbours wild animals making hunting possible. …

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Describe polderization process in Netherlands

Describe of polderization process in the Netherlands

The following is the polderization process in the Netherlands Construction of the ring dykes and ring canals Construction of ditches within each polder leading water to a pumping station Water is pumped out into the canal Land is allowed to dry Desalination to improve the soil through flushing with fresh water and planting hardy plants …

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Advantages and disadvantages of wind energy

Advantages and disadvantages of wind energy

Wind energy is mainly used in arid and semi-arid areas where wind flow isn’t obstructed by vegetation. The wind is harvested using windmills and converted into mechanical energy which is used for pumping water, grinding grain, and generating electricity. Wind energy is also used to propel ocean-going vessels e.g. dhows. the folowing are advantages and …

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Importance of Suez canal

Importance of suez canal

Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea covering a distance of 160 km. It was constructed in 1969 by a French company. It has a width of 62 km depth of 10 m it accommodates 20,000 ships, 80,000 tonnes in a year and it is used by European countries, Middle East countries for handling exports …

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Problems facing transport sector in less developed countries

Problems facing transport in less developed countries

The following Problems facing transport in LDCs: Competition with other transport means like water, railway limiting on the effective use of roads. Presence of thick forests making the construction of roads very difficult. Presence of rugged relief especially steep slopes making the construction of transport routes like roads very difficult and costly. Limited capital for …

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