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Explain how human settlements have evolved.
- In the early settlements, the occupations of the people were dependent on the locally available natural resources. This gave rise to separate settlements of people engaged in a particular occupation.
- For example, people along the sea coast are engaged in fishing. Their settlements became fishing hamlets. Forest dwellers or tribal people are engaged in collecting forest produce for their livelihood. Their settlements became tribal hamlets. Farmers are engaged in farming. Their settlements became hamlets. Hamlets gradually
Concept: Introduction of Human Settlements
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