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Make a list of five human-made resources that you can observe around you.
Everything available in our environment which can satisfy the human needs, provided, it is technologically accessible, economically feasible and culturally acceptable can be termed as Resources. The process of transformation of things available in our environment involves an inter-dependent relationship between nature, technology and institutions. Resources are the function of human activities. The human being themselves is an essential component of resources. Human being transforms the materials in the environment and converts them into a usable form. The resources which are made by human beings by the use of natural resources are known as human-made resources. The human-made resources are only non-renewable.
Most advanced use of manmade resources are:
• Transportation system
Roads, bridges, railways and airways that we use as the mode of transportation is made by the humans
• Communication system
The communication devices such as mobile, telephone and many other things are the contribution from the human resources
• Technological advancement
The technological advancement that is achieved till date is the contribution of human resources.
The invention of the internet in this global scenario is the major innovation to the overall human-made resources
The electricity is part of the human's essential needs. It is also a major contribution to the human-made resources from the human being.
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Make a list of five human-made resources that you can observe around you.NCERT Geography- Resources and Development