Category Archives: Geography

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… Read More »


Different Types Of Clouds Clouds change continuously. They appear in a huge variety and in infinite forms. The WMO – World Meteorological Organization has classified clouds into ten main groups termed as genera. Depending upon the atmospheric part in which clouds are generally found, the three levels into which clouds are classified are: CL –… Read More »

Weather Stations

What Are Weather Stations It is very helpful to have an update on the weather conditions if you have to go out on a picnic or have some outdoor plans. You may expect the weather to be sunny and bright but instead get heavy rain showers. It you know in advance what kind of weather… Read More »

Pangaea And Plate Tectonics

According to studies conducted by various scientists across the world, it has been found that there was a supercontinent existing in the past. Later on over the years this super continent broke up and drifted in different directions leading to a number of continents over the globe. It is termed as the breakup of the… Read More »

Different Types Of Migration

When people move from one place to another in the world, across countries for the sake of taking a semi permanent of permanent residence, it is termed as migration or human migration. Reasons For Migration There are a number of reasons why people migrate. Disadvantages and advantages of ‘moving’ versus ‘staying’ are first considered, besides… Read More »

The Indian Natural Drainage System

Indian Drainage There are two types of river systems in India. They are known as the Himalayan and Peninsular river systems. They differ on the basis of the evolution of their respective rivers. The Himalayan Rivers: The Himalayan river system consists of three major rivers namely the Indus, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra along with… Read More »

Constructing a geographic case – study

How To Write A Good Geography Case Study To ensure good grades in geography, you will need to use some great case studies and named examples in your answers. Just writing down facts about the case study will not suffice. • Provide A Description To The Problem You will need to describe the case question or… Read More »

The Neolithic age

Man In Neolithic Age The Neolithic Age The Neolithic Age ranges from 6000 BC to 1000 BC and is better known as the New Stone Age. In 1865, Sir John Lubbock first coined the term Neolithic. It is from the word ‘neos’ in Greek meaning new and lithos or stone that the term Neolithic has… Read More »

The Mesolithic age

Man In Mesolithic Age The Mesolithic Age The Mesolithic Age is also termed as the Middle Stone Age. It was probably from from Ireland that that the first humans used wooden boats to cross Scotland to reach Antrim. Sea levels and land kept rising and moved at a fluctuating pace leading to the re-emergence of… Read More »

The Paleolithic age

Man In Paleolithic Age The Paleolithic Age The Paleolithic age is a period also termed as the Old Stone Age which began more than 2,000,000 years back. The Paleolithic people moved around searching and gathering food, and also hunting animals. They were called nomads and found in small numbers as many of them died of… Read More »

Indian Relief – The Peninsular plateau

3. The Peninsular Plateau: This is the oldest landmass in India. It forms an irregular triangle which is surrounded by hills on all sides. Its base lies between the Delhi ridge and the Rajmahal hills with its apex near Kanyakumari. To the north and north – west of this plateau lie the Aravali, the Satpura, the… Read More »

Indian Relief – The Himalyan mountain complex

Indian Relief India is a vast country which has a great diversity of relief features. Its physiographic diversity includes lofty young fold mountains, flat plains and one of the oldest plateaus of the world. The Indian islands have their own unique personality. India is generally divided into the following relief divisions. 1. The Himalayan mountain complex… Read More »

Tourism and its impacts

HISTORY OF TOURISM Tourism was quite less before world war one. Only the elite class travelled to different places for pleasure, or those who were adventurous and wanted to explore. After both world wars tourism somehow came to a halt and revived itself thereafter, that is during the industrial revolution and the renaissance period. The… Read More »

Frigid Zone

The earth’s surface is divided into five zones, namely, the South Frigid Zone, the North Frigid Zone, the South Temperate Zone, the North Temperate Zone, and the Torrid Zone. Different kinds of climates are experienced in different regions across the world due to the various geographical zones. Cold climate is experienced in the Polar region… Read More »


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… Read More »

Temperate Zone

Out of the five geographical zones of the earth, one is the temperate zone. This zone is located between either the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer or the Antarctic Circe and the Tropic of Capricorn. Regions falling in the temperate zone experience, an average temperature of more than 10 degrees Fahrenheit anywhere between… Read More »

Torrid Zone

Surface of the earth is has five main zones and these zones are marked by latitudes. The main circles of latitude divide these zones. Related to the Sun’s behavior and the climate, there are many differences seen in the geographical zones. Out of the five zones one is the Torrid Zone. The Torrid Zone is… Read More »