Month: November 2020

Characteristics of coniferous forest or temperate Taiga forest

Characterisitcs of coniferous forest or temperate taiga forest

Coniferous forests are found in high latitudes like 10 degrees north or south of the equator, like in the temperate region, polar region. Coniferous or taiga forests are found in countries such as Finland, Sweden, Norway, Canada and Russia. The following are characteristics of coniferous of taiga forests: They are found far from equators like …

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Distinguishing between shingle beaches and sand beaches

Distinguish between shingle beaches and sand beaches

Shingle beaches are beaches made up of unsorted particles of shells, mud, stones and sand particles of various sizes.  Such kind of beaches allow backwash to infiltrate into the beach. Sand beaches-these are beaches made up purely of sand.  But since sand is compact they don’t allow easy infiltration of water into the ground.

Negative effects of volcanicity

Negative effects of volcanicity

The following are Negative effects of volcanicity Volcanicity can result in loss of life and destruction of property through the burning effects of lava The emission of poisonous gases can cause air pollution on the environment. Lava flow can solidify along transport lines causing barriers. The rugged landscape from volcanicity makes settlement & agriculture difficult. …

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