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The Importance of Mountains

The Importance Of Mountains Introduction “Mountain is the beginning and the end of all the natural scenery” Mountain are god given physical features found both on the land and in the sea(even on other planets). We cannot always measure their importance in terms of animals. Natural habitat for animals Allowing a fair distribution of wild life, they are also a natural sanctuary for some animals. There are certain areas, where the grip of man cannot reach. On the top there are birds and insects and the lowest parts, goats and sheep are found. Natural Beauty “It dominates the skyline wherever it appears raising our eyes above the everyday level of civilisation.” Nature is represented in different shapes and different colours. For e.g the table mountain in South Africa. The Pieter Both mountain in Mauritius carries the head of a human figure. A lure to vacationers to tourists. Some countries are earning a lot foreign exchange on account of their mountains. Mount Everest in Nepal, the Kilimanjaro in Africa, Saint Moritz in Switzerland which represent a dazzling tourist resource. From some mountains equipped with the funicular for example the alps. Hence various people over come to these countries to see the magnificent views that these mountains offer them. Sports Skiing, Switzerland is a paradise for skiing, the winter Olympic sports held in different towns in 1992. Mountaineering, hiking, funding, skating on ice. When Admond de Helary was asked why he conquered Everest, he replied “Because it was there.” Mountains offering challenges to some people. Natural resources(trees, timber, water) Mountain Stream harness to provide water power to produce electricity. Some mountains containing mineral deposits. For e.g Copper and Silver on the Andes, gold in South Africa and Kenya. Symbols of Sanctity “Though shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holly mountain, for the earth shall be full of knowledge of t...

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