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  • Geography has played an important role in the history of India.
  • A large country like India has diverse geographical features.
  • There are high mountains, hot deserts, fertile river valleys, and numerous rivers.
  • The Himalayan mountains in the north act as a n atural barrier between India and Central Asia.
  • The passes in the mountains have acted as roots of contact since ancient times.
  •  People -soldiers, traders, travelers, scholars, and others have often crossed these passes and traveled from one place to another.
  • They have brought new ideas customs, and habits that have made our culture richer.
  • The Indus and the Ganga plain are very fertile regions.
  • So is the valley of river Narmada.
  • These rivers' valleys were areas where people settled first . This was because
    • the river provided sufficient water for all their needs.
    • the land near the river was very fertile people could grow crops easily.
    • the rivers served as the means of transport
  • Geography determines the development scene in a particular area.
  •  Places with unfavorable environments are sparsely populated.
  •  The culture that develops there is not much affected by external influences.
  • On the other hand, areas, where the environment is favorable, are densely populated.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.