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INDIA: An Introduction

Due to India’s size, its climate depends not simply within the month or year, but also the location. Normally, temperatures are usually cooler in the north, especially between September and March. SO make sure bring warm clothing in your India Travel itinerary in winter. The south is coolest between November and January. In June, winds(…)

World, Agriculture & Transport

Types of Agriculture Shifting Cultivation – It is a form of primitive agriculture. Shifting cultivation is known with different names in different regions. Sedentary Agriculture – In Sedentary agriculture one or more household live in a group permanently at one place and grow crops. Intensive Agriculture – Intensive agriculture refer to a system of crop(…)

Natural Regions of the World

The Hot, Wet Equatorial Climate Area – 5o & 10o north and south of the equator. Major areas are as are low land of Amazon, Cango, Malaysia and East Indies. Climate – Uniformity in temperature throughout the year. Low daily and annual range of temperature. Afternoon rainfall daily (conventional rainfall) Double rainfall peak in the(…)

Ocean Currents in Indian Ocean & ELNINO and LANINA

The ocean currents in Indian Ocean especially northern hemisphere are well controlled by seasonal change of monsoon winds. North equatorial current flow, from East to West or from North-East to South-West down the coast ingesting North-East Monsoon. It is known as north-east Monsoon Drift. Not like this, during the summer season referring within the effect(…)

Ocean Currents in Pacific Ocean

Distribution of oceans currents in Pacific Ocean is related to the Atlantic Ocean. Both cold and warm currents create a cycle in northern and also southern hemisphere. The currents of Pacific Ocean could possibly be grouped as warm and cold as given. Warm Ocean Currents Following are the warm currents in Pacific Ocean. North Equatorial(…)

Ocean Currents in Atlantic Ocean

Last time we told you about Oceanography and this article is a part of it. Warm Ocean Currents The following currents are the warm ocean current in Atlantic Ocean. Equatorial (North & South) Currents. Gulf Stream Current. Florida Current North Atlantic Drift Brazil Current Counter Equatorial Current The current in Equatorial Regions include westward flowing,(…)

Oceanography

OCEAN TOPOGRAPHY Ocean topography has been classified broadly 4 types. From continental margin to sea floor in descending order these are :- Continental Shelf (slant slope) Continental Slope (stiff slope) Continental Rise (slant slope) Abyssal Plane (Sea Floor) Submarine Trenches or Deeps A long narrow and steep sided depression on the ocean floor is called(…)

CLOUDS

Clouds are aggregates of innumerable tiny water droplets, ice particles or mixture of both in air generally above ground surface. On the basis of height clouds are classified as a 3 categories. High Clouds, middle clouds & low clouds. High Clouds (1)    Cirrus Detached Clouds Firbroces Chair like silky appearance composed of ice crystals. Do(…)

LORD RIPON

Lord Ripon came to India to place ointment on the wounds given by the Lytton from his policies. His policies were: Repealed Vernacular press act Reduction in salt duty Appointment of hunter commission Local self-Government Factory act 1881                   REPEALED VERNACULAR PRESS ACT Lytton has put a(…)

Cyclones and Anti-Cyclones

Cyclones are low pressure centres by which air-currents move upwards. Winds blow, towards the lowest pressure centre. These cyclones cause stormy weather and heavy rainfall along the path. By other locations of these origin, cyclones are classified broadly into two types: Temperate and tropical. Temperate cyclones are concentrated in the center latitudes b/w 35° to(…)