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Why is land considered to be an important resource?
Land is considered to be an important resource because:
a. It supports all kinds of living things including humans. It enables agriculture and plantations which gives humans and other species their food.
b. It is used for various needs of human beings, i.e, for constructing buildings, roads, railway lines etc.
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Discuss some more reasons which are responsible for changes of land use pattern. Has your place undergone any change in the land use pattern in recent years?
Find out your parents and elderly people. You can conduct an interview by asking the following questions.
Based on the table you have just
completed, draw a picture of land use patterns that you foresee in your neighbourhood after 20 years. Why do you think that land use patterns change over the years?
Why is land considered to be an important resource?NCERT Geography- Resources and Development
Study the table given below and answer the following:
(i) Name the countries having the highest percentage of land under cropland, forest, pasture and other uses.
(ii) How would you relate the land use pattern of these countries with the probable economic activities?NCERT Geography- Resources and Development
Observe the land, type of soil and water availability in the region you live. Discuss in your class, how it has influenced the lifestyle of people there.NCERT Geography- Resources and Development