Motions of the Earth: Rotation and Revolution | Geography UPSC

Motions of the Earth: Earth has primarily two types of motions- Rotation and Revolution. Rotation: Movement of the earth on its axis. Earth rotates along its axis from west to east. It takes approximately 24 hrs to complete on rotation. Days and nights occur due to rotation of the earth. The circle that divides the day from …

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Solar System: Geography UPSC

Solar System: The Solar System is the gravitationally bound system of the Sun and the objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly. Stars Cosmic energy engines which produce heat, light, ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and other forms of radiation. Composed largely of gas and plasma, a superheated state of matter composed of subatomic particles Luminosity: …

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Seismic waves and earth’s interior: P waves, S waves, L waves

Hey Dosto, In this article of Geomorphology you will read about seismic waves and earth’s interior. Before reading this article, you have to read Lecture-5 and Lecture-6 for better understanding.  So, Let’s dive into the topic.  As we have discussed in our previous articles the Study of seismic waves provides a complete picture of the layered interior.   …

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Climatology UPSC: Comprehensive Guide for UPSC Aspirants

Hey Dosto, In this blog post we will discuss How to approach Climatology UPSC for Geography Optional. I will tell you how to start your preparation from scratch, what are important topics, booklist, syllabus with micro topic analysis, and previous year questions as well. In our previous blog post, we have discussed almost every aspect of …

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Oceanography UPSC: Comprehensive Guide For UPSC Aspirants

Hey Dosto, In this blog post we will discuss How to approach Oceanography UPSC for Geography Optional. I will tell you how to start your preparation from scratch, what are important topics, booklist, syllabus with micro topic analysis, and previous year questions as well. In our previous blog post, we have discussed almost every aspect of …

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Earthquake Causes and Effects: Geography UPSC

Hey Dosto, Today In this article of Geomorphology we are going to discuss about what is earthquake, earthquake causes and effects, Terminology Used in the Study of Earthquakes, Measurement, Seismic Waves and much more. So Let’s dive in on the topic. Earthquake An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release …

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Geological Time Scale UPSC: Geography Optional IAS

Hey Dosto, Today we are going to know more about Geological Time Scale UPSC. This is 4th article of your Geomorphology series. If You are new on this website and UPSC aspirant so first of all you should read the previous articles  of Physical Geography by clicking here. Let’s get started. The Geological Time Scale The geological time …

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