Book: Geography


7.1 Disaster Management

Summary

A disaster is a destructive event that occurs suddenly and involves loss of life and property. Disasters can be of two types, natural and man-made. Earthquakes, volcanic activity, tsunamis, floods, cyclones, landslides, avalanches and droughts are natural disasters and man has no control over them. The......

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6.1 Population Size and Distribution

Summary

People are producers and consumers of resources. It is the people who form a nation and help develop its economy. Population is the point of reference from which all other elements are observed. A census is an official enumeration of the population......

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4.1 Climate of India

Summary

Weather describes the day-to-day meteorological conditions such as wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, rainfall, etc. affecting a place. Climate is the average weather usually taken over a 30-year period for a particular region and time. The basic elements of weather are wind, temperature,......

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3.1 Introduction to Drainage System

Summary

Drainage means the river system in a particular area. A river system consists of the total area covered by the tributaries and other water bodies that join the main river. A drainage basin is an area drained by a single river......

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