Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world.
3) To what extend has proximity to water transport or railways influenced timber exploitation? Explain with examples from India.(250 words)
Indian Geography by Majid Hussain
Why this question:
The question is based on the Timber industry prevalent in the country and the factors affecting its location.
Key demand of the question:
Examine the key factors involved in deciding the location of Timber industry in the country. Explain the influence of Railways and water transport on the location of these.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Lay out the expanse of Timber industry in the country.
Explain what are the geographical factors affecting location of this industry – raw material, transport; river, waterways, railways, labour, Market etc.
Then explain the importance of Lumbering. And the influence of above factors affecting it. Quote examples to justify.
Conclude with significant contribution of the industry to the economy.