Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
Geography
Solutions
1.Can you identify the type of forest shown in this picture? Identify some trees in it.

Question:

Can you identify the type of forest shown in this picture? Identify some trees in it. What type of similarity/ dissimilarity you notice in this type of vegetation from the ome found in your region?

Answer:

The given picture is of a Mangrove forest. These forests are so dense that identifying each different tree is difficult. In our region, Montane forests are found. Dissimilarity found with the Mangrove forest are:

  • Trees of montane forest shed their leaves in wet weather,
  • These forests are known for building timber.
  • These forests are not as dense as Mangrove forests.
  • These forests are commercially valuable.
  • Trees can be easily identified in these forests.

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