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Explain three significance of upland glaciated features to human activities

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  • The warm glaciated valleys are suitable for farming cultivation/glaciated uplands provided suitable grazing lands as they form fine benches on which summer pasture grows eg Switzerland
  • Glaciated uplands form magnificent features that encourages recreation/sporting activities
  • Glaciated mountains discourage human settlement hence growth of forests (lumbering)
  • Water falls formed by the rivers in glaciated highlands provided suitable sites for hydroelectric production
  • corrie lakes/tarn lakes are suitable areas for sports fishing
  • The u-shaped valleys/glacier trough form natural route ways
  • Fjords coastline form deep and well sheltered natural harbours as well as good fishing grounds
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