8 February 2015

Geography Notes

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Geography Notes

Acid precipitation (Acid Rainfall): is now regarded as a serious problem in some European and Asian countries, the main cause and source of which is emissions of sulphur oxides and nitrogen oxides from thermal power plants and burn­ing of fossil fuels. These oxides dissolve in atmospheric water vapour and fall back on earth as acid rainfall. Acid rainfall can cause destruction of crops and trees; destruction of fish; and damage to buildings. 
Agronomy: Soil manage­ment and production of field crops is known as Agronomy. 
Aleurone layer: is that part of the grain in cereals where much of the protein lies. 
Alluvial soil: is the richest and most fertile soil of India spread over large areas in north­ern plains of India. 
Arakan Yoma: is the exten­sion of the Himalayas located in Myanmar. 
Asthamudi Lake: is locat­ed in Kerala State. 
Bailadila: in Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh, is known for its wealth of Manganese. 
Barhara (Tribes): The Barhara tribes mentioned in the Mahabharata who had settled in the north-western regions of India, are associated with—(1) Ambashthas (a mixed Mongolian Aryan race); (2) Gandharas (Afghans); (3) Pavas.
Bhabhar region: in south of the Shivaliks, is an example of Piedmont situation i.e., belong­ing to or related to the foot of a mountain.

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