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Superlatives of the world

Facts on the biggest, largest, longest, and smallest are not just interesting, but also are commonly asked in competitive exams. Read our list of superlatives of the world. Longest in the World  1Longest DayJune 21 (in Northern Hemisphere)2 ...

Superlatives of India

Facts on the biggest, largest, longest, smallest are not just interesting, but also are commonly asked in the GK section of exams. Read our list of superlatives of India. Largest of India 1Largest populated cityMumbai2Largest freshwater lakeKolleru (Andhra Pradesh)3Largest saltwater lakeChilka (Orissa)4Largest...

Important Indian Rivers and their Origins

Here, this article completes a list of major rivers of India along with their detailed information such as origins and basins. 1. Ganga Origin: Gangotri Glacier (Bhagirathi), UttarakhandEnd Point: Bay of BengalLength‎: ‎2,655 km 2. Yamuna Origin: Yamunotri Glacier, UttarakhandEnd Point: Merges with Ganga at...

Coral Reefs Bleaching

About Coral Bleaching Also Read Coral Reefs Coral bleaching occurs when coral polyps expel algae that live inside their tissues. Normally, coral polyps live in an endosymbiotic relationship with these algae, which are crucial for the health of the coral and the...

Coral Reefs

About coral reefs Coral reefs are created by millions of tiny polyps forming large carbonate structures. Coral reefs are the largest living structure on the planet, and the only living structure to be visible from space. Corals are found across the...

Arid Landforms: Erosional and Depositional

Arid Landforms and Cycle of Erosion Arid regions are regions with scanty rainfall. Deserts and Semi-arid regions fall under arid landforms. Erosional Arid Landforms Water Eroded Arid Landforms Rill In hill slope geomorphology, a rill is a narrow and shallow channel cut into soil by the...

Marine Landforms: Erosional and Depositional

Marine Landforms or Coastal Landforms Erosional Landforms: Chasms, Wave-Cut Platform, Sea Cliff, Sea Caves, Sea Arches, Stacks/Skarries/Chimney Rock, Blow Holes or Spouting Horns etc..Depositional Landforms: Beach, Bar, Barrier, Spit and Hook, Tombolos etc..Coastlines: Coastline of Emergence, Coastline of Submergence, Neutral coastline, Compound coastline...

Karst Landforms: Erosional and Depositional

Karst Topography Karst is a landscape which is underlain by limestone which has been eroded by dissolution, producing towers, fissures, sinkholes, etc.It is so named after a province of Yugoslavia on the Adriatic sea coast where such formations are most noticeable.Karst topography...

Glacial Landforms: Erosional and Depositional

About Glacier Glaciers are a mass of ice moving under its own weight. They are commonly found in the snow-fields.We know that the landmass on the earth is not entirely the same as we see around. Some areas are covered by thick green...

Landforms and their Evolution

Landform made by Running Water Landforms and their Evolution NCERT PDF Major Landforms of the Earth NCERT PDF Erosional Landforms GorgeDeep valley with very steep to straight sidesCanyonCharacterised by steep step-like side slopesWider at its top than at its bottom.Potholes and Plunge PoolsMore...

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