PRACTICAL GEOGRAPHY

Disadvantages of research

5 Disadvantages of research

Research is the scientific and systematic way for searching in-depth information about certain geographical or social phenomena to reach a conclusion. in other words, research is a process for collecting, analyzing and interpreting information to answer research questions The following are disadvantages of research it consumes a lot of time hence the researcher can not …

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Advantages and disadvantages of pie charts

Advantages and disadvantages of pie charts

A pie chart or circle chart is a circular statistical chart graph, which is divided into slices to illustrate numerical proportions. While it is named for its resemblances to a pie which have been sliced, there is a variation in the way it can be presented. Advantages of pie chart: display relative proportions of multiple …

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Advantages of observation as data collection tool in research

Advantages of observation as data collection tool in research

what is observation in research? Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source. In living beings, observation employs the senses. In science, observation can also involve the recording of data via the use of instruments. The term may also refer to any data collected during the scientific activity. Observations can be qualitative, …

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3 concepts of the north in map reading true north, grid north and magnet north

3 concepts of the north in map reading

North is geographically defined as a zero degree bearing. In geography there are three types of north True north This is the position of the geographical north pole. all longitudes meets at true north. It is usually represented by a star on the sign of the topographical map Magnetic north This is the direction to …

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shallow focus photography of black and silver compasses on top of map

Procedures you should follow to determine position of place in the map using bearing and distance

Bearing is the expression of direction using degree of an angle. the following are procedure to be followed when determining position of the place by bearing and distance  when you asked to determine a position of A from B Obtain the map needed Consider the points A and B and identify the distance needed Measure …

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