Monthly Archives: June 2008

Gond Tribe of India

The Gonds are one of the most famous and important tribes in India, known for their unique customs and traditions. They are mainly a nomadic tribe and call themselves as Koytoria. The term ‘Gond’ is derived from the Telugu word ‘Konda’ … Continue reading

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Horrible Result of Global Warming:North Pole could be ice-free this summer, scientists say

The North Pole may be briefly ice-free by September as global warming melts away Arctic sea ice, according to scientists from the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado. Scientists say it’s a 50-50 bet that the thin … Continue reading

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Arctic Ice Meltdown Continues With Significantly Reduced Winter Ice Cover

As far as temperatures drop in the Arctic winter – on average to -34°C (-29°F) – a new study shows that in the last two years sea ice is shrinking on the surface of Arctic waters to record low levels. … Continue reading

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Topology and Layers in GIS

TOPOLOGY & LAYERS (THEMES) Topology refers to the spatial relationships between geographic features. It describes the relationships between connecting or adjacent coverage features. Topological relationships are built from simple elements into complex elements: points (simplest elements), arcs (sets of connected … Continue reading

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