Category: Geography

Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it.

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Impact of water shortage

The main impacts of water shortage are health, education, hunger and poverty. Because of the poor quality of water people are forced to drink low quality water from the flowing streams. Most of the streams are contaminated, courtesy human beings. Because of the contamination of water there are many water-borne diseases in many parts of…

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Equator

The equator is the imaginary line or a great circle which is on the surface of the earth which is equidistant from the South Pole and the North Pole and divides the earth into the Southern Hemisphere and the Northern Hemisphere. It intersects the surface of the sphere with a perpendicular plane to the axis…

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The Process of Erosion

Erosion In the process of erosion, a natural removal of rocks and soil takes place from the surface of the Earth. Soil and rocks get moved by the flow of water and wind and they are transported and deposited at different other locations. What Is Erosion Soil erosion process is basically a natural one. However…

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Development and Siting of Power Stations (thermal, hydro-electric and nuclear)

The main factors which influence siting of a hydro-electric power plant are many. One of the important points to be noted is precipitation. The character, amount and distribution of precipitation in different form like rain, snow decides the potentialities of power of any region. For example you cannot have water powered development in a desert,…

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Cyclones and Tsunamis

Cyclones and Tsunamis At times, winds blow around a central area where the atmospheric pressure is low. This causes revolving storms or cyclones. Cyclones taking place in the northern hemisphere are termed as typhoons or hurricane. The wind flows in a circle in an anticlockwise direction. Cyclones that take place in the southern hemisphere are…

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