A general meaning of the word “land” is those part of the Earth’s surface which is not covered with water. The word is derived from an old English word “Lond” meaning land, soil or ground. The features which are visible on land are the landscape of the land. This can be in the form of mountains, rivers, hills, plateaus and so on. All these features are referred to as the topography of the land.
Land has been used by humans over the ages for various purposes. This includes farming, the building of homes, schools, industries and many more such activities. The use of land varies from one country to the other. The countries which have sandy features will use different materials in the construction of the buildings. For building homes and other buildings in the United Kingdom, people will have to keep in mind the snowfall issue. Hence the buildings usually have a sloping roof to help snow to slide off. Land usage in a country also depends on the availability of natural resources and also on the transportation issue. These two factors are responsible for many places becoming highly popular as great places for building of homes.