Q. 184.7( 3 Votes )

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Answer :

The following examples justify the given statement

(i) wet temperate type of forests are found between the heights of 1,000 and 2,000 m, This area is predominated by evergreen broad-leaf trees such as oaks and chestnuts.


(ii) Temperate forests containing coniferous trees like pine, deodar, silver fir, spruce and cedar are found between 1,500 and 3,000 m


(iii) At high altitudes, generally more than 3,600 m above the sea-level, temperate forests and grasslands give way to the alpine vegetation. Silver fir, junipers, pines and birches are the common trees of these forests.


(iv) Mosses and lichens form part of tundra vegetation which are found at higher altitudes. Thus, it can be concluded that in mountainous vegetation due to decrease in temperature.


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