Category Archives: Geography


The Interlinking of rivers conceived on a gigantic scale may not been a reality, but no one is inimical of linking rivers as and where it offers possibilities in economic and ecological terms. Many such schemes have already been completed Read more…


I have answered this question, with a different question. Please follow this link. Kshirsagar Siddhartha’s answer to What is the difference between El Nino and La Nina? Economic impact: Monsoon rains are critical to India’s economy. Nearly 70% of India’s Read more…


The theory of plate tectonics explains the Earth’s crustal dynamics by the movement of rigid lithospheric plates. Each plate is part of a shell on a sphere, so different parts of the plate move at different velocities.


Slums are not huts and tenements, but are occupied by people with a diverse background and psyche, complex social network, and a segregated spatial structure. India does need to provide the urban poor with better sanitation, public health, education and Read more…


The East African Rift called as EAR is prehaps the most important tectonic feature of Africa. The East African Rift (EAR Valley) is an active continental rift zone in East Africa. The East African Rift Valley begins from Dead Sea Read more…


Slums are not huts and tenements, but are occupied by people with a diverse background and psyche, complex social network, and a segregated spatial structure. India does need to provide the urban poor with better sanitation, public health, education and Read more…


The theory of plate tectonics explains the Earth’s crustal dynamics by the movement of rigid lithospheric plates. Each plate is part of a shell on a sphere, so different parts of the plate move at different velocities. The direction of Read more…


One perspective-Smart Cities in India do have a viability gap. A careful examination of its proposed funding mechanism, however, suggests that the project could be just that, at least for now. The Smart Cities Mission will be operated as a Read more…


Pseudo volcanic features are certain topographic features that resembles volcanic forms but are of non-volcanic origin. They include Meteorite crater, Salt plugs, and Mud volcanoes? Craters Crater is an abrupt circular depression formed by extrusion of volcanic material, by collapse, Read more…


Most forms of condensation in the atmosphere result from the air being cooled in some way or the other. Condensation near the ground results from contact cooling, advection cooling and radiation cooling. A number of weather phenomena result from condensation Read more…