Monday, April 20, 2015

#Sand, being one of the most versatile and abundant naturally occurring #materials found on earth,

If you ask me, most of us are unaware of the vital role played by sand in our evolution. Sand, being one of the most versatile and abundant naturally occurring materials found on earth, has been used by mankind since time immemorial for various purposes. Did you know that ancient humans started using sand ovens to cook food as early as 8000 BC? Or that the sand glass was first invented at Alexandra in 100 BC? For more such interesting facts about sand, its composition and its contemporary uses in construction and for recreational purposes, check out the infographic below from Mainland Aggregates Ltd!

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