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List of Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounders

05-JUN-2018 15:54
    List of Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounders

    Geography is the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth. The concepts of geography allow us to explore the relationships and connections between people as well natural and cultural environment. It provides a framework that geographers use to interpret and represent information about the world. The development of understanding of these concepts will allow us to participate as critical, active, informed and responsible citizens.

    Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounder

    Geographer (Propounder)

    Principle/Concept

    Georges Lemaitre

    Big Bang Theory 

    Stephen Hawking 

    Super String theory 

    Lowthian Green  

    Tetrahedral Theory 

    Davis 

    Geomorphic Cycle 

    Penck 

    Tripen concept 

    L. C. King 

    Pediplanation Cycle 

    Louis Agasses 

    Glaciated Relief Cycle 

    Peltier  

    Periglacial Cycle 

    J. Cvijic 

    Karst Topography Cycle 

    James Hall & Dana 

    Theory of Geosynclines 

    Harry Hess 

    Sea-Floor Spreading 

    Wegener 

    Continental Drift Theory 

    Tujo-Wilson 

    The term 'Plate Tectonics

    Harry Hess 

    Theory of Plate Tectonics 

    Daly 

    Glacier Control Theory 

    Darwin 

    Subsidence Theory 

    Airy & Whewell 

    Progressive Wave Theory  

    R.A. Harris 

    Stationary Wave Theory 

    Koeppen 

    Classification of Climates 

    Clement 

    Single Climate Theory 

    A.G. Tansley 

    Multiple Climate Theory 

    Bjerlcnes 

    Polar Front Theory 

    V.V. Dokachayev 

    The First Soil Scientist 

    Haeckel 

    The term 'Ecology'  

    A.G. Tansley 

    The term 'Ecosystem'  

    GK. Zipf 

    Rank Size Rule 

    Geddes 

    Concept of Conurbation  

    Davide Gadren and Stefan Berteau

    The term `Megalopolis' 

    E W Burgess

    Concentric Model of Internal   & Structure of cities

    Hartshorne

    Regional Disparities  

    Fryadman

    Concept of Core-Periphery

    Parroux

    Concept of ‘Growth-Poles’

    J.C. Weaver

    Crop-Combination Analysis

    Whittlesey

    Regionalisation of Agriculture Land  

    Weber  

    Concept of Isodopanes"  

    Weber

    Locational Triangle

    Losch

    Theory of Maximum Revenue

    Frater and Hotling  

    Theory of Competition

    Meadows

    Limit to Growth

    Jelen  

    The term `Geo-Politics'

    Herbert Spencer  

    Survival of the Fittest  

    Darwin

    Natural Selection

    Ratzel

    Social Darwinism

    Humboldt & Ritter  

    Determinism

    L. Febvre  

    The term Possiblism'

    Vidal-de-La-Blache  

    Father of Possiblism

    Ratzel  

    Environmental Determinism

    Griffith Taylor  

    `Stop and Go' Determinism

    Brunhes

    Activism 

    Gulke

    Idealism

    David Harvey & Peat

    Radicalism

    Auguste Comte   

    Positivism

    Kirk and Ye Fu Tuan

    Humanism

    Parson

    Universalism

    I Burten  

    Quantitative Revolution

    Kirke and Valpert  

    Behavioural Revolution 

    Hutton

    Present is the Key to Past

    Haggett and Chorley  

    Father of the Models concept

    Above the list of famous geographical principles or concepts are integral to the development of geographical understanding to the reader to think geographically.

    Basic Concepts in Geography

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