DEFINITION, BRANCHES AND IMPORTANCE OF STUDYING GEOGRAPHY

What is Geography?  Geography is a combination of two Greek words, Geo and Graphein. Geo means the Earth and Grapheinmeans to write, to draw or to describe.These two words together formed Geographia, which means to draw, to write about or describe the Earth. These meanings led to the development of the early definition of Geography …

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TYPES OF ROCKS

A rock is an aggregate of mineral particles found in a soft, solid, or unconsolidated state. The earth’s crust consists of rocks and rocks consist of a combination of different minerals. AllMinerals are formed from one or more of eight main elements. These are oxygen, silicon, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and aluminum.                                                       SEDIMENTARY …

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ADVANTAGES OF ROCKS TO HUMANKIND

Rocks are the accumulation of minerals in a solid-state. However, rocks include substances like clay, sand stone, shells, and corals. Rocks that contain metallic compounds are called ores. The rocks of the crust are made up of eight main chemical elements; oxygen, silicon, iron, aluminum, calcium, potassium, sodium, and magnesium. The following are values of …

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GEOGRAPHY REVISION QUESTIONS (ASCEE NECTA EXAM 2015)

GEOGRAPHY REVISION QUESTIONS (ACSEE NECTA EXAM 2015)

QUESTION ONEStudy carefully the map extract of LEMBENI sheet 73/3 and then answer the following questionsCalculate the area covered by a seasonal swamp in kilometerIdentify the grid reference of the location of the following features: i) Kiverenge school ii) Lokira hillCalculate the distance covered by loose surface road in kilometer. from grid 509848 to 460819 …

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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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