Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Origin of Geomorphology: An Opinion

Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers wondered how mountains and other surface features in the natural landscape had formed. Aristotle, Herodotus, Seneca, Strabo, Xenophanes, and many others discoursed on topics such as the origin of river valleys and deltas, and the … Continue reading

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Endogenetic and Exogenetic Forces and Evolution of Landforms: Some Terms

Endogenetic forces are forces resulting from dynamic processes operating beneath the crust of the Earth. They cause: Diastrophism: Lifting of a large part of the crust in elevation Orogeny: Folding, warping, faulting in the crust which may occur as a … Continue reading

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Agricultural Regions of North America

North America benefits greatly from its fertile soils, plentiful freshwater, oil and mineral deposits, and forests. With a strong domestic and export economy focused on this abundant array of natural resources, North America has become one of the most developed regions in the world. From the freezing Arctic to the tropical jungles of Central … Continue reading

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It is Children’s Day: Do You Remember?

  It is another children’s Day (we celebrate Nehru’s Birthday as Children’s Day). As India is in the midst of cash chase, I wonder anyone remembers it. Come let us care about our future in the midst of this mad … Continue reading

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