Importance of Mountains to Man

  1. Mountains serve as good sources of rivers e.g Fouta Djallon Highlands and the Cameroon mountains.
  2. They are also good sources of valuable minerals like coal.
  3. They serve as boundary demarcation.
  4. Mountains serve as tourist attraction centres.
  5. In the old days, mountains serve as defensive barriers during inter-tribal wars.’They also influence the pattern of settlement among people.

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