Five Rivers That Shaped The World

Five Rivers That Shaped The World

Rivers are spectacularly beautiful things. They shape the world around them in the physical sense, in that they carve valleys and over time shift masses of land to one side, turning what would otherwise be lifeless deserts into vibrant habitats for countless flora and fauna. But rivers also have a considerable impact on the development of human societies. Like other animal, humans visit rivers to fish, and so building settlements alongside them would have provided a sustainable source of food in the days before supermarkets. They would have also provided…

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