Describe any three advantages of water transport.
Three advantages of oceanic routes or water transport are the following:
(A) Since water transportation does not require road construction, it helps in caving certain costs.
(B) Due to less friction of water in comparison to land, water transportation tends to be a much cheaper mode of transport.
(C) In comparison to air as well as land transport, water transport tends to be a cheaper means for transporting bulky materials over long distances.
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