12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2013 Outside Delhi Set-I

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    Explain any three characteristics each of hamleted and dispersed rural settlement in India.


    Hamlated Rural Settlement:
    (i) Houses are clustered or compacted and congested.
    (ii) Poor sanitation and ventilation.
    (iii) Houses are close to each other and streets are very narrow.
    (iv) These units are locally called Panna, Para, Nagla, Dhani, etc. in various pans of the country.
    Dispersed Rural Settlement:
    (i) It appears in India in the form of isolated huts or hamlets.
    (ii) Safety of these households is threatened because of isolation.
    (iii) Households have to travel a long distance for basic commodities.
    (iv) Many areas of Meghalaya, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala have this type of settlement.

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