Category Archives: Physical geography

Discontinuities Inside the Earth

Earth’s interior is made of different kinds of materials. Each of  those materials are different from each other by their physical and chemical properties, such as temperature, density etc. Unique layers are there according to their characteristics inside the earth. … Continue reading

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चन्द्र ग्रहण

साधारणतः पूर्णिमा की रात को चंद्रमा पूर्णतः गोलाकार दिखाई पड़ना चाहिए, किन्तु कभी-कभी अपवादस्वरूप चंद्रमा के पूर्ण बिम्ब पर धनुष या हँसिया के आकार की काली परछाई दिखाई देने लगती है. कभी-कभी यह छाया चाँद को पूर्ण रूप से ढँक … Continue reading

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Diastrophism

Diastrophism, also called tectonism, large-scale deformation of Earth’s crust by natural processes, which leads to the formation of continents and ocean basins, mountain systems, plateaus, rift valleys, and other features by mechanisms such as lithospheric plate movement ( plate tectonics), volcanic loading, or folding. All processes that move, elevate or … Continue reading

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Bay: A Large body of Water

A bay is a large body of water connected to an ocean or sea formed by an inlet of land due to the surrounding land blocking some waves and often reducing winds. Bays also exist in in-land environments as an … Continue reading

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