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GEOGRAPHY

Geography is the study of the physical features of the earth like mountains, plains, valley, plateau, hills, glaciers and its atmosphere.

Drainage System and Rivers of India

DRAINAGE More than 90% of India’s total surface runoff falls in the Bay of Bengal and the rest into the Arabian sea. Generally the Indian rivers have their maximum flow in August/September. Only a small area in Rajasthan has internal drainage. Continuous circulation of water from land to atmosphere and back to land is called(…)

Lakes & Other Water Bodies in India – List

List of all the Lakes and Water Bodies with terms and meanings. Rakas – Origin of SatlujWular – Largest Fresh Water lake of IndiaDal – Enclosed fresh water lake in J&K freezed in winter and resort place.TSO Morai – Salt Water Lake formed due to lifting up to water sources (Tethys sea Uplifted)Loktak – Faulting(…)

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(…)