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NATURAL RESOURCES: These are resources created by nature (God) for the benefit and use of man-kind. Natural resources in Nigeria includes; Crude oil, Gold, coal, Iron, tin, Limestone, Lead, etc.
Natural Resources and their uses
|1||Cocoa||Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo, Ogun||Manufacturing of beverages and chocolates.|
|2||Cotton||Kaduna, Kano, Bauchi, Kastina||Production of clothes, cotton wool etc.|
|3||Gold||Sokoto, Osun, Niger||Production of bangles, necklaces, wristwatches, chains, rings etc.|
|4||Groundnut||Kano||Production of groundnut oil, for cooking and snacks|
|5||Crude Oil||Rivers, Delta, Edo, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Imo, Ondo||Production of aviation fuel, kerosene, petrol etc.|
|6||Iron Ore||Kogi, Delta||Production of iron rods, flat iron sheets, construction of bridges, houses, rail, roads, industry machines etc.|
|7||Limestone||Ogun, Ebonyi, Benue||Production of cements and paint. It is also used as a source of calcium in supplements and food activities.|
|8||Rubber||Delta, Edo, ondo, Cross River||Production of tyres and other rubber products. etc.|
- What are natural resources?
- State five natural resources and their uses
Assignment : write six natural resources, their uses and where they can be found
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