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Important Geographical Facts about Europe

Apr 17, 2018
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is also called ‘Peninsula of Peninsulas’ and the ‘Peninsula of Eurasia’. In this article, we are giving important geographical facts about Europe continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about South America

Apr 16, 2018
South America is a continent located in the western hemisphere. It is the fourth largest continent. About 2/3 part of this continent lies in the tropical region, south of the equator. In this article, we are given important geographical facts about South America, which are very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary on the Agricultural Systems which are practised around the world

Apr 13, 2018
Agriculture is the most fundamental form of human activity. It includes not only the cultivation of crops, but also the domestication of animals. It is practised in different regions of the world, particularly, in river valleys and where irrigation is possible. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the Agricultural Systems which are practised around the world which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Glaciers of the Himalayas Mountain Range

Apr 13, 2018
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight. It is form by the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years. In this article we, are giving the names of important Glaciers of the Himalayas Mountain with their location which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Classification and Properties of the major soil in India

Apr 13, 2018
The soil is formed when rocks are broken down by the action of wind, water and climate. The characteristic features of a soil depend upon the rocks from which it has been formed and the kind of plants that grow in it. In this article, we are giving the classification of the soil, composition of the soil, formation of the soil, distribution of the soil in India and what types of crops grown in the particular soils which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major Railway Routes of the World

Apr 12, 2018
The railway is one of the important mean of transport because it provides fast and reliable transport medium for various needy articles. The rail route which connects one part of a continent to its other part is called trans-continental railway. In this article, ae are giving the list of major railway routes of the world as well as proposed route which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about North America

Apr 12, 2018
North America is the third largest continent. It was discovered by Columbus in 1492 AD. The terminology of the Americas is complex, but "Anglo-America" can describe Canada and the U.S., while "Latin America" comprises Mexico and the countries of Central America and the Caribbean, as well as the entire continent of South America. In this article, we are giving important geographical facts of the continent of North America continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Typology of Agricultural Practices and Techniques

Apr 11, 2018
The term agriculture refers to the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock. It was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. In this article, we are giving the name of Agricultural Practices and Techniques along with their definition which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

List of Extinct Species of Marine Reptiles

Apr 10, 2018
Marine reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrate covered in special skin made up of scales, bony plates, or a combination of both which have become secondarily adapted for an aquatic or semiaquatic life in a marine environment. In this article, we are giving the list of Extinct Species of Marine Reptiles which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Biodiversity Hotspots of the World

Apr 10, 2018
Biodiversity hotspots are defined as regions “where exceptional concentrations of endemic species are undergoing an exceptional loss of habitat”. In this article, we are giving the concept of Biodiversity Hotspots, the criteria to qualify as a Biodiversity Hotspot and the name of Hotspot regions of the world, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about Antarctica

Apr 9, 2018
Antarctica is the fifth largest continent of the world. It is the only continent which is isolated and zero populated. It is the driest and coldest continent on earth. In this article, we are giving important geographical Facts about Antarctica, which are very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts of Australia

Apr 6, 2018
Australia is the smallest continent and the largest island of the world. Hence, it is also called 'Island continent'. It comprises of mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, New Britain, and small neighbouring islands (such as Misool and Waigeo, just to the northeast of the Maluku Islands at the edge of its continental shelf). In this article, we are giving important geographical facts about Australia continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Estuary and Delta

Apr 5, 2018
The rivers originate from the mountains and flow from the plain to rift valley when it drains its water into the sea or any other watercourse either they form estuary or delta. The old civilizations were formed along river valleys and deltas due to its fertility. Many important port towns are located on the estuaries and they make excellent harbours and fisheries. In this article, we are giving a brief note which will be helpful for understanding the differences between difference between Estuary and Delta.

Aquatic Biomes of the World

Apr 4, 2018
Aquatic Biome is a major biotic community of maritime characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the dominating climate. It is biggest biome in the world because it covers around 70% of the earth. In this article, we are giving detailed information about the aquatic biomes of the world, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Terrestrial Biomes of the World

Apr 3, 2018
The complex bio-community formed by the adjustment of climate, soil etc. of a particular region is called biome. Forest Biome, Savanna Biome, Grassland Biome, Desert Biome and Tundra Biome are five terrestrial biomes of the world which are divided on the basis of availability of soil-water and temperature. In this article, we are giving detailed information about the terrestrial biomes of the world, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about Africa

Apr 3, 2018
Africa is the most interesting and diverse continent on the earth. It is the land of an incredible variety of people, animals and climates. It is the second largest continent, after Asia as well as the only continent to extend from the northern temperate zone to the southern temperate zone. In this article, we are giving important geographical facts about African continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Disasters management in India: Complete Summary

Mar 29, 2018
Disaster Management'" refers to the management and response of disaster or natural calamities like floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides. India has been traditionally vulnerable to the natural disasters on the account of its unique Geo-climatic conditions. In this article, we are giving a complete summary on Disasters management in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of local names of shifting cultivation around the world

Mar 28, 2018
The Shifting cultivation is a form of agricultural practice or a cultivation system in which an area of ground is cleared of vegetation and cultivated for a few years and then abandoned for a new area until its fertility has been naturally restored. In this article, we are giving the list of local names of shifting cultivation around the world which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Transport and Communication System in India: Complete Summary

Mar 27, 2018
The transport system in India includes Rail transport, Road transport, Air transport, water transport and portal connectivity. India has one of the largest road networks in the world, largest railway system in Asia and second largest in the world. In this article, we are giving a complete summary of the Transport and Communication System in India that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

List of International Sea Routes for Navigation

Mar 23, 2018
Waterways are the most suitable and cheapest for the international trade. International trade is carried out through ports and harbours which are connected with hinterlands through railways, roads or inland waterways. In this article, we are giving the list of International Sea Routes for Navigation which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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