Home >> Caucasus ecoregion - environment and human developme ... >> Transportation network in the Caucasus ecoregion
File type Download Size Language
.pdf .pdf Download 15 mb -
.jpg .jpg Download 200 kb -
.png .png Download 1 mb -
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal

Transportation network in the Caucasus ecoregion

Year: 2008 Author: Manana Kurtubadze
Transportation routes through mountain regions have always been of vital importance not just for mountain dwellers but also for traders between regions. In the Caucasus, transport routes are of immense importance as they connect Asia and Europe and facilitate the transportation of crucial industrial inputs from one continent to the other. Increase in freight transportation occurred between the 1970s and 1980s and regained momentum in the late 1990s. While economic development of the region is important the impacts on the environment should not be left out of the calculation. Roads and oil and gas pipelines cut through forests, protected areas or mountain chains.
Views: 1213     Downloads: 665     Rating: 5
Agricultural land in the Caucasus ecoregion
Poverty in the Caucasus ecoregion
Pasture land in the Caucausus ecoregion
Heavy industry in the Caucasus ecoregion
Demography of the Caucausus ecoregion, rural and urban population
Pig farming in the Caucasus ecoregion
The Caucasus ecoregion, topographic map
The Caucasus ecoregion, administrative units