Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Answer in short. Explain the natural factors affecting the location of human settlements. - Geography

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Answer in short.

Explain the natural factors affecting the location of human settlements.

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Solution

  1. The natural factors like physiography, land/ soil, climate, water supply, river banks, etc. affect the location of human settlements.
  2. Human settlements get flourished at places with favourable geographical conditions like availability of water, a conductive climate, fertile land, etc.
  3. For example, in the deserts of Rajasthan, we find nucleated settlements near assured sources of water.
Concept: Introduction of Human Settlements
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Balbharati Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Human Settlements
Exercise | Q 1.3 | Page 67
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