Geography

Geography

Plan of Lectures

GENERAL GEOGRAPHY (2 Lectures)

  • Latitudes, Longitudes, International date Line
  • Climatic zoning of the Earth
  • Local time and IST
  • Rotation, revolution, seasons
  • Eclipse: Solar, Lunar
  • Solar system
  • Factoid: The Sun, the Earth, the Planets
  • Meteors and Meteorites, comets, Asteroids

ATMOSPHERE (3 Lectures)

  • Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere
  • Pressure and Winds (Planetary, Seasonal and Local)
  • Humidity and Precipitation
  • Air Masses, Fronts and Cyclones
  • Climatic Regions of the World

BIOSPHERE(2 Lectures)

  • Soils of the world
  • Biomes

 

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – LITHOSPHERE(5 Lectures)

  • Origin of the Earth
  • Interior structure of the Earth
  • Rocks and Rock cycle
  • Endogenetic Forces
  • Theories: Continental Drift Theory, Sea floor spreading, Plate tectonic theory
  • Earthquakes
  • Volcanoes
  • Exogenetic Forces
  • Factoid:
  • Continents
  • Mountains
  • Plateaux
  • Plains
  • Deserts
  • Rivers
  • Lakes
  • Straits

 

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY(2 Lectures)

  • Races and Tribes of the World
  • Population distribution
  • Theories of population Growth
  • Migration
  • Urbanization
  • Regional Geography

HYDROSPHERE(2 Lectures)

  • Reliefs of the Ocean Basin
  • Ocean Currents, Waves, Tides
  • Temperature and Salinity of the ocean water
  • Ocean deposits
  • Coral reefs and coral bleaching

WORLD ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY(2 Lectures)

  • Agriculture
  • World’s Major Mineral Resources
  • Major Industrial Centres of the Worlds
  • Transport in the World

 

* The indicated lecture plan is tentative and actual lectures may be more or less due to change in teaching methodology as per any particular year’s CSE question papers.