Month: April 2020

Himalayas mountain system

Mountain Himalaya-The great mountain system

Himalayas The Himalayas are one of the most complex mountain systems of the world. It forms a barrier between the Tibetan plateau and the Indian subcontinent. The mountain Himalaya includes the highest mountain peaks in the world. The ranges of the Himalayas are separated by deep valleys. Thus they create a highly dissected topography. Meaning …

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Climate change and global warming

What is the cause of climate change?

How we can define climate change? Climate change means the change of climate over the last 100 years which is caused directly or indirectly by human activities. Mainly, climate change represents the changes in long-term weather patterns. Usually, climate change is measured in a shift of temperature, rainfall, wind pattern, or more.  World’s temperature has …

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Tropical rainforest of amazon

Tropical rainforest biome plants and animals

Tropical rain forest Tropical rainforest biome provides the optimum environmental condition for the growth and development of animals and plants. Most importantly, they receive high rainfall throughout the year. Because of the uninterrupted supply of abundant moisture, this tropical rainforest is also called an optimum biome. Location and extent of rainforest Normally, the tropical rainforest …

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Acacia flower of deciduous forests

Deciduous forests: Characteristics, Plants and Animals

Introduction We all are familiar with the word forests, but only a few people know what are the types of forests around us. So, In this article, I will discuss deciduous forests, their location, and distribution. Also, the animals and plants of deciduous forests around the world. These forests play a vital role in the …

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Composition and structure of earth's atmosphere

Earth’s Atmosphere Composition and Structure

Earth’s Atmosphere The atmosphere is a mixture of many gases which support life on earth. The earth’s atmosphere provides a conducive environment for us. Evolution of the earth’s Atmosphere The earth came into existence about 4.6 billion years ago. It composed of gases, particles of interstellar dust and ice lumped together to form a larger …

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Tropical cyclones

What are Tropical Cyclones and their characteristics?

What are Tropical Cyclones? Tropical cyclones represent a circulatory motion of air towards a low-pressure centre. These low-pressure centres are known by various names based upon their characteristics, intensity and, distribution. The origin and development of these cyclones require the presence of some favourable conditions. In these cyclones, the wind blows counter-clockwise in the northern …

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