Month: July 2015

7 advantages of gold mining in South Africa

Mining is the act, process, or industry of extracting ores, coal, and other minerals from mines. The following are advantages of gold mining in South Africa: It has stimulated the development of transport and communication system like railways lines, roads, airways and seaport that encourage export of goods. It has created employment opportunities not only …

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The core 4 types of cloud forms

While clouds appear in infinite shapes and sizes they fall into some basic forms. From his Essay of the Modifications of Clouds (1803) Luke Howard divided clouds into three basic categories; cirrus, cumulus and stratus. Cirro-form The Latin word ‘cirro’ means curl of hair. Composed of ice crystals, cirro-form clouds are whitish and hair-like. There …

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10 types of clouds

Cloud are visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere, typically high above the ground. The following are types of clouds High clouds Cirrus  are detached clouds in the form of white, delicate filaments, mostly white patches or narrow bands. They may have a fibrous (hair-like) and/or silky sheen appearance. Cirrus clouds are …

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Benefits and problems facing rufiji basin development in Tanzania

Benefits and problems facing Rufiji Basin development in Tanzania

Rufiji basin development is found in Tanzania, the government of Tanzania organized the development to support economic activities of the people. Benefits of Rufiji Basin development: It has promoted the market for the Hydro Electric Power (HEP) from Kidatu power plant. There has been flood control. The scheme has stimulated the development and maintenance of …

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