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Answer the following question briefly: How are mountains useful to man? - Social Science

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Answer the following question briefly:

How are mountains useful to man?

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Solution

Usefulness of Mountains

Mountains are a storehouse of water. Many rivers have their source in the glaciers. Reservoirs are made to harness this water for consumption, irrigation, and generating electricity.

River valleys and terraces are ideal for the cultivation of crops.

Mountains have a rich variety of flora and fauna.

Mountains provide an idyllic site for tourists.

Concept: Mountains
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NCERT Class 6 Social Science - the Earth: Our Habitat
Chapter 6 Major Landforms of the Earth
Exercises | Q 1.4 | Page 46
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