Category Archives: Landforms

Some Desert Related Geographic Terms

Abrasion: Erosion of bedrock by continuous friction caused by sand or rock fragments in water, wind, and ice. Bajada: When many alluvial fans that have joined together, the resulting landform is called Bajada. Basin: Depression in Earth’s surface with no … Continue reading

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Early Roads : History of Transport

In early times roads were used for transporting people and goods. People walked or used animals. Roads were tracks or traces that often used or paralleled game trails. Roads also were and are careers of ideas. One example that still … Continue reading

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Ghats in Varanasi,India

Ghats are embankments made in steps of stone slabs along the river bank where pilgrims perform ritual ablutions. Ghats in Varanasi are an integral compliment to the concept of divinity represented in physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. Varanasi has at … Continue reading

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Rahr Plains of West Bengal, India

Rahr Plains is also known as Rahr Plains, Rarh Plain.Rarh region  is a toponym for an area in the Indian subcontinent that lies between the Chota Nagpur Plateau on the West and the Ganges Delta on the East. Although the … Continue reading

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