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In this article we will try understand what are Easterlies, Westerlies, Sub-tropical high pressure belts and Sub-polar low pressure belts. Actually this topic is part of NCERT Geography Class 11 Chapter 10 – Atmospheric Circulation and Weather Systems. Without any further due, let’s begin: 1. Subtropical High Pressure Belt SubtropicalRead More →

nuclear-power-plant amit sengupta

What is a Nuclear Power Plant? A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor. The heat is then used to generate steam which drives a steam turbine connected to an electric generator which produces electricity. Heat is generated by splitting the Uranium atoms which is also knownRead More →

coal mines in india amit sengupta

History of India’s coal India has a long history of commercial coal mining, It started off during the East India Company days when British found coal in the Raniganj Coalfield along the river Damodar. At the time the demand was not that high, but it grew with the introduction ofRead More →

human geography

Human Geography Definition Human geography deals with the study of people and their economies, communities, cultures, and interactions with the environment. It tells us about the pattern in which humans interact socially and how they influence or affect the earth’s environment. Geography is divided into two fields:- physical geography and human geography. The latterRead More →

Definition:- Biosphere reserves are area where flora and fauna are protected. The Indian government has established 18 Biosphere Reserves. You will find national parks and wildlife sanctuaries residing withing a Biosphere reserve. Following are the list of Biosphere reserves in India:- Year Name Location State Key fauna 1 1986 Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve Part of Waynad, Nagarhole, BandipurRead More →

Before we answer “how do human activities cause soil erosion”, we need to first understand what is soil erosion. What is Soil erosion? Soil erosion is defined as the wearing away of topsoil. Soil is naturally created when small pieces of weathered rocks and minerals mix with organic materials fromRead More →