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Physiography Of India 0

Physiography Of India

The word physiography means the study of physical features on earth surface. Different types of physical features are exist in India. Northern part of the country is occupied by snow covered Himalaya, vast peninsular plateau...

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Cycle Of Erosion By Penck

Introduction:  German scientist Walther Penck rejected the Davisian model of Geomorphological cycle based on time. He presented his own model of ‘Morphological system’ or ‘Morphological Analysis’ for the explanation of landscape development.      Penck criticised...

Cycle of Erosion by W.M.Davis 0

Cycle of Erosion by W.M.Davis

William Morris Davis was born in 12th February, 1850 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, into a prominent Quaker family. He was an American Geomorphologist. He had sound knowledge over geography, geology and meteorology, thus called him...

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Origin of Monsoon

The word monsoon is derived from an Arabic word ‘Mausim’ means season. Monsoon is such a seasonal wind which blow in one direction during summer but blow absolutely reverse during winter. origin of monsoon...

Index cycle of Jet Stream 0

Index cycle of Jet Stream

Index cycle is a complete circular motion of Jet stream. Typically it blows from west to east, but change in direction is a common characteristics of this wind. This wind system takes 1 to 2...

Characteristics of Jet stream 0

Characteristics of Jet stream

Below are some characteristics of Jet Stream, Jet stream is being found at the height of 9km to 12km from the ground surface. It blows from west to east and parallel to the isobar...

Classification of Fault 0

Classification of Fault

Classification of Fault may be achieved on the basis of their geometry or their genesis. The geometric classification is easier, but , a genetic classification is more satisfactory. As the genetic classification is difficult...

What is Fault in Geotectonic 0

What is Fault in Geotectonic

A fault in Geotectonic is a fracture along which the rocks are relatively displaced. The fracture occurs may be on a plane surface, a stricken side surface etc. It is called fault plane in...

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Periodicity Of Eruption

Volcanoes are divided into three types on the basis of periodicity of eruption and interval period between two eruptions of volcano. Such as Active, Dormant and Extinct. Active Volcanoes: This are which constantly ejects lava,...

Fissure Type Of Eruption 0

Fissure Type Of Eruption

Fissure type of eruption occurs along faults and fractures. There is a slow up-welling of magma and the resultant lava spread over the ground surface. Here, it must be mentioned that the fractures are...