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.





*Hurricanes
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





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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.
mineral


Lakes due to marine deposits are lagoons


Lava solidifies to form Basalt





Rice in Myanmar =deltas of Irrawaddy river.



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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
Ria




Wheat cultivation = Temperate grasslands







'The Scented Isle' in Mediterranean Sea is Corsica



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