Geography

Kashmir Valley And Jammu

  In a significant boost to connectivity between the Kashmir valleY and Jammu region, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on June 26, 2013 inaugurated the...

GEOGRAPHY QUIZ EXERCISE

EXERCISE GEOGRAPHY QUIZ     1.        Of the great landmass of Asia, the Globe shows the Indian subcontinent as the (a)   Westward extension (b)   Eastward extension (c)   Northward extension (d)   Southward extension 2.     ...

When were the present continents formed ?

When were the present continents formed ? At the very time when oil was beginning to form, an enormous shift took place in the Earth’s...

Which country has the world’s second longest coastline ?

Which country has the world’s second longest coastline ? Indonesia which has an estimated 17,508 islands, of which only about 6,000 are inhabited, stretching for...

Where do we find the Continental Climate and what are its main features ?

Where do we find the Continental Climate and what are its main features ? The Continental Climate is found in the interior part of the...

What are icebergs ?

What are icebergs? Icebergs are detached masses of glacier which subside into the sea and float as wind or current may take them. About one-ninth...

Who discovered North Pole ?

Robert E. Peary, who explored Greenland’s coast in 1891-92, tried for North Pole in 1893. In 1900, he reached northern limits of Greenland and...

What is the difference between meteors, meteorites, meteoroids and asteroids ? And what are comets ?

Asteroids are space rocks that orbit the Sun. They are the small bodies of the inner solar system found typically between Mars and Jupiter....
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