World Geography

World Geography Part 10 – Physical Weathering Processes

Physical Weathering Processes Physical or mechanical weathering processes depend on some applied forces. The applied forces could be Gravitational forces such as overburden pressure, load and shearing stress Expansion forces due to temperature changes, crystal growth or animal activity Water pressures controlled by wetting and drying cycles Many of these forces are applied both at …

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World Geography Part 5 – Important geographical phenomenon

In order to understand the important geographical phenomenon of geography, as per the syllabus of GS, it is necessary to understand the origin of continents and ocean basins. Important geographical phenomenon Continent and ocean basins are fundamental relief feature of the globe. They are considered as relief features of the first order, and different theories …

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World Geography Part 2 – Basic Concepts (Geomorphology – 2)

In this article we have shared some more important terms to understand the basic concept of geomorphology. To understand the Movement of Earth Endogenetic forces – the forces coming from within the earth are called as Endogenetic forces which cause two types of movement in the earth viz (i) Horizontal movement and (ii) vertical movement …

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