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HERE YOU WILL GAIN KNOWLEDGE ON GEOGRAPHY FOR FORM ONE STUDENTS AND THE FOLLOWING WILL BE COVERED

CONCEPT OF GEOGRAPHY

MAJOR FEATURES OF THE EARTH’S SURFACE

WEATHER

CLIMATE

MAP WORK

5 Advantages of weather forecasting

Weather forecasting is the prediction of the state of the atmosphere in a particular region over a period of 24 to 48 hours. Weather forecasting is done almost daily by various authorities given power to do so by government , for example in Tanzania weather forecasting is performed by Tanzania meteorological authority. The following are …

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10 relief features of ocean floor

10 Relief features of the ocean floor

Ocean bottoms are not plain as believed earlier; they reveal many complex and varied features which rival the relief features on land. The oceans are confined to the great depressions of the earth’s outer layer. The oceans, unlike the continents, merge so naturally into one another that it is hard to demarcate them. The geographers …

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A detailed explanation of the five oceans of the world

The surface of the planet is approximately 71% water and contains (5) five oceans, including the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern. For many years only (4) four oceans were officially recognized, and then in the spring of 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization established the Southern Ocean and determined its limits. Those limits include all …

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4 types of ground water

4 types of groundwater

Ground or subterranean water is water that is found below the earth’s surface. Groundwater is simply water under the ground where the soil is completely filled or saturated with water. This water is also called an “aquifer.” The following are four types of  ground water: Connate water. It may also referred as fossil water. This …

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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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