Ancient India's Geography

by Christina Jarvis

Where is ancient India located?

- south of the Asian continent

- bordering the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea

- south west of China

- south east of current day country of Pakistan

- north of the Indian Ocean.

Why did they settle here?

- lots of fertile land

- easy to plant crops

- lots of water for animals/crops

- lots of natural resources to build things they needed (buildings, houses, ect.)

What geographical features are present?

- Indian Ocean

- Himalaya mountains

How did humans impact the land?

- polluted land - caused land not to be as fertile - polluted water

What natural resources are present?

- iron ore

- copper ore

- bauxite

- gold

- silver

- diamonds

- coal