Physical Geography (Question-Answer Series) One Week Series ()
Book Code: OBM/19/11/82194
Publisher: Parth Publishers
University: Maharaja Ganga Singh University (MGSU)
This One Week Series is Written in English Language in Question Answer Series According to syllabus of Maharaja Gangasingh University.
UNIT-I (a) Solar system, Origin of the Earth: Nebular hypothesis, tidal hypothesis, Big Bang theory. (b) Physical and chemical state of the interior of the earth: structure and zone. (c) Alfred Wegner’s theory of continental drift. (d) Plate tectonics. (e) Isostasy. (f) Theories of mountain building. UNIT- II (a) Rocks: their types and characteristics. (b) Weathering and soil formation. (c) Earth movements: diastrophism- faults and folds. (d) Earthquakes. (e) Volcanoes: causes and landforms. UNIT-III (a) Cycle of erosion- W.M. Davis and Walter Penk. (b) Fluvial landforms. (c) Karst landforms. (d) Glacial landforms. (e) Aeolian landform. (f) Coastal landforms. UNIT-IV (a) Composition and layers of atmosphere. (b) Insolation and heat budget. (c) Temprature. (d) Pressure and winds. (e) Jet stream. (f) Air masses and fronts. (g) Cyclones- tropical and temperate. (h) Climatic types, Koeppen’s climatic classification. UNIT-V (a) Configuration of ocean bottom. (b) Distribution of temperature and salinity in oceanic water. (c) Ocean currents and tides. Syllabus / B.A.. I, II, III Year/35 (d) Marine deposits. (e) Coral reefs and Atolls: types and their origin according to Darwin, Murray and Daly.