Latitude and Longitude

What is Latitude and Longitude? Latitude and longitude, coordinate system by means of which the position or location of any place on Earth’s surface can be determined and described. Latitude is a measurement on a globe or map of location north or south of the Equator. Longitude is a measurement of location east or west of the prime meridian at Greenwich, the specially designated […]

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भारत की प्रमुख झीलें (Lakes of India)

झील जल का वह स्थिर भाग है जो चारो तरफ से स्थलखंडों से घिरा होता है। झील की दूसरी विशेषता उसका स्थायित्व है। सामान्य रूप से झील भूतल के वे विस्तृत गड्ढे हैं जिनमें जल भरा होता है। झीलों का जल प्रायः स्थिर होता है। झीलें मुख्यत: दो प्रकार की होती हैं – खारे (saline) […]

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Physical Geography of India: Drainage systems

The drainage system refers to the system of flow of surface water mainly through rivers. An area drained by a river and its tributaries is called a drainage basin. The drainage system is related to a number of factors like slope of land, geological structure, amount and velocity of water. On the basis of the […]

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Physical Geography of India: Physiography

Based on the variations in its geological structure and formations, India can be divided into three geological divisions. These geological regions broadly follow the physical features: (i) The Penisular Block (ii) The Himalayas and other Peninuslar Mountains (iii) Indo-Ganga-Brahmaputra Plain. PHYSIOGRAPHY: ‘Physiography’ of an area is the outcome of structure, process and the stage of […]

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