Category Archives: Geography

Weather Warning Systems

Colour weather warnings A Colour coded weather warning system is used to alert the public to the predicted severity of weather: cyclones, floods, storms and winds.The colour system ranges from green, which is low risk, to red, which is the highest risk of severe conditions. Green Alert Weather: Colour coded warning system for bad weather,It is aimed at… Read More »

Why are the Western Ghats important?

Importance of Western Ghats Western Ghats are locally known by different names such as Sahyadri in Maharashtra,Nilgiri hills in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and Anaimalai hills in Cardamom hills in Kerala. Western Ghats are an important geological landform of peninsular India. It is the origin of Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri and a myriad of rivers which… Read More »

Physical Features of India

The Himalayas Himalaya means ‘Abode of Snow’. They are one of the youngest fold mountain ranges in the world & comprise mainly sedimentary rocks, which were folded over Tethys sea due to inter-continental collision. They stretch from the Indus River in the west to the Brahmaputra River in the east. The Eastern Himalayas-made up of… Read More »

Introduction to geography

Geography is the science that studies the land, features, inhabitants and phenomena of Earth the word Geography adopted in 2nd century BC by the Greek scholar eratosthenes eratosthenes was the first person to calculate the circumference of the earth and also calculate the tilt of the earth axis, anaximander created the first map of world,ainville… Read More »

Physical features of india

physical features of India physiographic division of India 1. the Himalayan range of mountains 2. the peninsular plateau 3. the great plain of India 4. The coastal plains 5. the islands of India the Himalayan range of mountains Himalayas means abode of snow and they are young fold mountains of tertiary period, which are folded… Read More »

Basic Information of India

Basic Information of India Introduction India is the second largest populous country in the world, covers 17.44% of world population and seventh largest country with an area about 3287263 sq. km.,covers 2.42% of world is located in northern and eastern hemisphere.its Latitudinal and Longitudinal extend is 8 degree 4 minute north to 37 degree… Read More »