FORM SIX GEOGRAPHY NOTES

Difference between stability and instability in the atmosphere

Distinguish between stability and instability in the atmosphere

Stability in the atmosphere refers to a state of equilibrium reached in the atmosphere when a mass of dry air which is rising in form of wind has a lapse rate that is greater than that of the surrounding air i.e the environmental lapse rate of an air mass is less than the dry adiabatic …

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Advantages of underpopulation

Advantages of low or underpopulation

LOW/UNDER POPULATION refers to a situation where the number of people is less than the resources within an area. Advantages of low or underpopulation It avails enough land for agriculture and settlement. It minimizes the problem of congestion and overcrowding. The dependency ratio is low and this may encourage savings and investments. Less possibility of …

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Factors that encourage inter state trade or international trade in East africa

Factors that encourage inter-state trade or international trade in East Africa

Factors that encourage inter-state trade OR international trade in East Africa Differences in natural endowments especially raw materials e.g. Uganda has more agricultural raw materials but less high value minerals. Specialisation also leads to inter-state trade e.g. Uganda has specialised in agricultural exports while Kenya produces more manufactured goods. Differences in levels of development e.g. …

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Examples of irrigation schemes in East africa

Examples of irrigation schemes in East Africa

Irrigation is the artificial adding of water to the soil. Irrigation schemes in East Africa are both small and on large scale. They are found in both dry and wet areas in East Africa. Examples of irrigation schemes in East Africa include; Country Irrigation scheme Source of water for irrigation Crops grown     Uganda …

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Steps taken to encourage export trade and reduce import trade in East africa

Steps taken to encourage export trade and reduce import trade in East Africa

The following are steps taken to encourage export trade and reduce import trade in East Africa The three countries are building manufacturing industries (export promotion industries) to enable them to stop importing manufactured goods. Heavy duties (taxes) are levied on imported manufactured goods to discourage their demand on the local market as well as protect …

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7 economic importance of water

Water is perhaps the most important commodity on earth. There can be no life on earth without water. Therefore, water plays a very crucial role in every existence of human beings and other animals, as well as in their activities. Economic uses and importance of water: Water is used to clean clothes and other fabrics …

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Geography review questions for advanced level students

GEOGRAPHY REVIEW QUESTION FOR ADVANCED LEVEL STUDENTS

The following are geography review questions covering human geography concepts and can be used by students preparing for national exams and those who are looking to test their knowledge on human geography. 1. Examine eight factors, which lead to the growth of settlement in different parts of the world.2. Describe natural and human causes of …

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