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How Landforms and Water Forms Influence Human Activity
How do humans adapt to land forms and water forms? Humans have adapted to most conditions on earth. Look at the front cover of your textbook ? How? Terraces on hillsides for farming. Case Study on page 17. How? Farming on the slopes of the volcano. Built houses on the cliff because close to the ocean or lack of suitable land.
Tunnel between United Kingdom and France, underneath the English Channel.
House built on stilts because of rising water. How do humans respond to hazards posed by landforms and water forms?
Case Study on page 29? Winnipeg Floodway to direct flood waters around the city.
Case study on Page 50? Brought in early warning measures to warn of cyclones and storm surges. Built disaster shelters.
How can landforms and water forms be used economically?
Propose a solution to a threat posed by a landform or water form.