Physical Geography

In this section, we have set the momentum for Geography by initiating with the solar system and the scientific process behind the formation of the stars, planets and other celestial bodies. After that, we have elaborately discussed the formation of the earth. In Geomorphology the coverage includes Factors controlling landform development; endogenetic and exogenetic forces; Origin and evolution of the earth’s crust; Fundamentals of geomagnetism; Physical conditions of the earth’s interior; Geosynclines; Continental drift; Isostasy; Plate tectonics; Recent views on mountain building; Vulcanicity; Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Concepts of geomorphic cycles and Landscape development. In Climatology we have discussed; Temperature and pressure belts of the world; Heat budget of the earth; Atmospheric circulation; atmospheric stability and instability. Planetary and local winds; Monsoons and jet streams; Air masses and frontogenesis, Temperate and tropical cyclones; Types and distribution of precipitation. In Oceanography the coverage includes Bottom topography of the Oceans; Temperature and salinity of the oceans; Heat and salt budgets, Ocean deposits; Waves, currents and tides.

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