Sunday, July 27, 2014

Geographical Advantages of England in Industrial Revolution

The geographical advantage possessed by England gave it an edge over other European nations in the domain of industrial growth. She had the following advantage-

1. England was ideally located at the centre of the world surrounded by seas all around. The entire world was accessible to her through water routes.

2. England possessed many natural harbours and this gave a distinct advantage to the English shipping.

3.She possessed many navigable rivers that facilitated internal communication and cheap transportation of goods from one place to another.

4.She had inexhaustible stock of coal and iron, which form the backbone of modern industry.

5. Some parts of England, namely, Lancashire and Yorkshire, possessed climate ideal for textile industry.

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