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Certificate Physical and Human Geography written by Goh Cheng Leong Oxford
This is a revised 2nd edition updated. Based on Maps Diagrams Graphs and Photographs. To assist Student Key words Facts and Heading Have been printed in color.? This book useful for IAS PCS and State PCS exam. This book Covered subject Human Geography, Physical Geography, vegetation regions and world climatic.
This book Divided in two Part.
Weather Climate and Vegetation?
GC LEONG CERTIFICATE PHYSICAL AND HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
- Publisher ? : ??Oxford University Press; Indian edition (27 October 1995)
- Author:?Goh Cheng Leong
- Edition : Latest Edition
- Language ? : ??English
- Paperback ? : ??200 pages
- ISBN-10 ? : ??9780195628166
Be it climate change, types of natural vegetation, mountain chains, desserts, climatic patterns, glaciers, minerals or other natural phenomenon, Certificate Physical and Human Geography is a natural companion book to know and learn from.
Elementary details of most topics that comprise of physical and human geography have been covered in an easy to understand language, with many photographs, illustrations and maps offering detailed explanation, wherever required.
Much of geographical knowledge that one needs to possess is there in this book. And for it, the book is highly relied upon by students appearing for competitive admission examinations or those aspiring to make the grades at competitive examinations held for many government openings by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The book is divided into two main sections. The first one deals with physical geography, where in-depth information about existing land masses, oceans, types of winds, rivers, glaciation, mountain types, groundwater, rainfall and its global patterns and such existing natural phenomenon is presented in a well illustrated manner that makes reading a pleasure. It also has information on Earth?s crust and the various natural forces present in our world. There is a detailed section on earthquakes and volcanoes too.
The second section details about the existing global climatic zones of Savanna, Steppe, Mediterranean, Equatorial and Tropical Monsoon Climate. Aspects of Human Geography spread over these varied climatic zones, the types of agriculture practiced, the urban centers, mineral wealth and the developed industrial belts have also been included.
At the end of each topic, a set of relevant questions have been put for practice and making a self-analysis about having obtained clarity of the subject presented.
The book is considered very helpful by aspirants appearing for preliminary examination of Civil Services and other prestigious competitive examination that test general knowledge, which includes knowledge about geography.
Certificate Physical and Human Geography was first published in 1984 and has been popular ever since.
About the Author
Professor Goh Cheng Leong is a well known Geographer who has written many books on the subject.
About the Author: Goh Cheng Leong is famous for his books on the topic of Geography and other subjects related to it. Apart from this book, he has also authored the books, Zz Elements of Geography and Human And Economic Geography.
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