PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

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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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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5 condition necessary for formation of river delta

A river delta is a landform that forms at the mouth of a river, where the river flows into an ocean, sea, estuary, lake, or reservoir.Deltas form from the deposition of sediment carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth. Over long periods, this deposition builds the characteristic geographic pattern of a river …

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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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7 PROCESSES INVOLVED IN SOIL FORMATION

7 PROCESSES INVOLVED IN SOIL FORMATION

Soil is defined as the uppermost surface layer of loose or unconsolidated materials which overlie the crustal rock on which plant grows. Soil can also be defined as a mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and myriads organisms. The following are the processes that are involved in soil formation.  Organic accumulation. This process involves …

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