World Geography Fundamental Part 1

*'The Land of the Morning Calm' is
South Korea

White coal refers to Hydroelectricity

*Ladang refers to Shifting cultivation

Suez Canal
waterway in Egypt, Mediterranean Sea + Red Sea

Po River in Italy

***The 'land of eternal spring' are certain parts of
Hot Wet Equatorial region

Cultivation of crops +rearing of animals= Mixed Farming.

Gulf of Mexico + Caribbean Sea

>Mist -small droplets of water in air.

>Fog- visible aerosol =consisting of tiny water droplets or ice crystals in air.

*>Dew- droplets

>Hail- solid precipitation

Which country at junction of 3 continents (Asia, Africa and Europe)?

>Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea

>Turkey is located at the junction of Asia and Europe

*Buddhist Temple, BorobudurJava, Indonesia
>largest Buddhist monument in the world.

*Shwedagon Pagoda~a gilded stupa in Yangon, Myanmar

 its map on its flag?
1. Cyprus
2. Kosovo~ map of Kosovo and six stars


First oil well in the world was drilled at Pensylvania

The most valuable cash crop of BrazilCoffee

Pearl Harbour (target of Japanese attack on American fleet) is in
Hawaiian Islands

{Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S}

*'Abadan' =main oil terminal in Iran

*'Roaring Forties' =westerly winds over oceans of Southern Hemisphere b/w 40· and 60º South.

{b/w latitudes 40° and 50° south.}

Tokyo=in island of Honshu

*"Haneda" international airport= Tokyo

*River Mahaweli Sri Lanka

Japan= one-9th of India.

*Earth makes one complete revolution

365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds

or 365.2422 days

Earth revolves in its orbit round the Sun at a speed of
66,000 miles per hour

{Earth's orbital speed averages about 30 km/s}

{Earth rotates once in about 24 hours wrt Sun, _but once every 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4 seconds wrt other, distant, stars}

Mount KilimanjaroTanzania

{dormant volcano}> highest mountain in Africa

Mount Kailas is in Tibet

Venus atmosphere = Carbon-di-Oxide

Diameter of Earth at poles and at equator27 miles

>Difference in radius= 13 miles (21 km).
{1 miles = 1.6 km}

Madagascar =species of lemur

{Madagascar_an island country in the Indian Ocean}

***Same time fo one rotation & one revolution= Moon

"Limnology"= study of Lakes and ponds

International Date Line= imaginary [zig zag line] 
Roughly following the 180 degree meridian

Horizontal transfer of heat= advection

Wettest place in the world is Cherrapunji (Assam). 
Hottest place is Azizia (Libya)

*'Transhumance'= seasonal movement of people along with their cattle.

Tropical deserts are rich in _____ resources.

Lakes due to marine deposits are lagoons

Lava solidifies to form Basalt

Rice in Myanmar =deltas of Irrawaddy river.


Transformation of vegetative matter to coal
first product= peat

{four stages in coal formation: peat, lignite, bituminous and anthracite.}

North Sea +Baltic Sea =Kiel Canal

Australian tree >> sheds its bark instead of leaves= eucalyptus

{evergreen >> sheds its bark instead of leaves}

Stony desert is termed as reg

sandy desert= erg

Tasmania from mainland of Australia =Bass Strait

River Rhine of Europe drains into North Sea

Hydro-electric power = Norway

Mountain that separates France and Spain= Pyrenees

*Kalgoorlie in Australia =famous for Gold deposits.

{kalgoorlie gold mine australia}

*Milan, Turin & Genoa = industrial triangle in Italy

{The city of Turin joins Milan and Genoa to create the famous “industrial triangle” of Italy}

South African River draining into Atlantic Ocean= Orange

Africa +Europe strait of Gibraltar

{connects Atlantic Ocean to Mediterranean Sea

Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe + Morocco & Ceuta (Spain)

***Coastline formed by a drowned river mouth is a

Wheat cultivation = Temperate grasslands

'The Scented Isle' in Mediterranean Sea is Corsica

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