Month: April 2015

3 FACTORS INFLUENCING A RIVER DRAINAGE PATTERN

3 FACTORS INFLUENCING A RIVER DRAINAGE PATTERN.

A drainage pattern is layout that a river and its tributaries, or set of rivers, make on the earths surface. Some of the common river drainage pattern include dendritic river pattern, trellised river pattern, radial river pattern and centripetal river pattern. the following are factors that influence the development of river drainage pattern are: Slope …

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WHAT IS DOT MAP? EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE OF CONSTRUCTING AND SHORTCOMINGS OF DOT MAP.

Dot map are statistical map which use dots of fixed size to represent a fixed number of units in particular area. They employ a base map of a concerned area and a dot are drawn exactly on appropriate location on the map. they are useful in representing statistical data like population, plants in the forest …

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WHAT IS ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF USING CONTOUR AS THE METHOD OF REPRESENTING RELIEF ON MAP?

Contour are lines drawn in the map to show the areas with equal altitude from sea level. The following are advantages and disadvantages of using contour as the method of representing relief on the mapped area, starting with advantages.   Advantages: It depict slope and size of different landforms on map. By reading contour interval …

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GEOGRAPHY ONE ACSEE 2012 EXAMINATION QUESTIONS

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY QUESTION: Explain various processes involved in soil formation. With specific examples, enumerate nine importance of river in Africa Discuss the environment impact of greenhouse effect and global warming. Justify the sphericity of the planet earth with vivid evidences Classify igneous rocks according to place the place of occurrence and the chemical composition Survey …

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WHAT IS SOIL CATENA AND WHAT ARE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOIL CATENA?

Soil is thin upper layer of the earth with unconsolidated materials where plant and animals derive their living. Soil catena refers to the sequence of different soils down a slope. the soil are usually derived from the same or similar parent materials but they vary with relief and drainage. The following are main factors influencing …

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9 IMPORTANCES OF RIVERS IN AFRICA

9 IMPORTANCES OF RIVERS IN AFRICA

The river is large natural stream or mass of water flowing in the valley. Rivers their valley and the resultant features have both positive and negative influences on physical and human environment. The following are the importance of rivers in Africa. River water is used for both industrial and domestic purpose. Water supply to many …

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