• Rivers had provided avenues for trade and social intercourse among the various groups of people in Ghana;
  • Geography had been a major factor in the distribution of occupations, location of industries and market centres;
  • it had determined the type of warfare in different areas of settlement;
  • it had a powerful influence on social engagement of the people, the type of food they ate, their mode of dressing, etc;
  • the climate had dictated agricultural activities of the people; etc.