andy chuks Geography is the science that deals with the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena. A literal translation would be "to describe or write about the Earth".
Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that foremost seeks to understand the Earth and all of its human and natural complexities - not merely where... Read All 1007 February 2011
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andy chuks The new Planet is Kepler-10b according to news which reads
"A new planet which is around the same size as Earth has been discovered orbiting a star which lies outside of our solar system.
The rocky planet is known as Kepler-10b, and was found by NASAâ€™s Kepler space telescope. It has been hailed a "significant step" towards finding... Read All 0017 January 2011
andy chuks Effects of climate change on cocoa production: The high rates in climate changes in the economy have greater influence on the 3 phases of cocoa production ranging from seedling phase, establishment phase and processing phase. This is because weather and climate influence most of the processes involved in cocoa production for example: solar radiation... Read All 0007 January 2011
andy chuksHow to Read a Map First we show ask what Is a Map?
A map is a representation of a geographic area, usually a portion of the earth's surface. It may be shown in many different ways, from a traditional map printed on paper to a digital map built pixel by pixel on the screen of a computer. Maps can show almost anything, from the electric supply grid of your community... Read All11 October 2010Comment
andy chuksHistory of Maps HISTORY OF MAPS
The earliest existing maps were made by the Babylonians about 2300 bc. Cut on clay tiles, they consisted largely of land surveys made for the purposes of taxation. More extensive regional maps, drawn on silk and dating from the 2nd century bc, have been found in China. The ability and need to make maps would appear to be universal.... Read All05 October 2010Comment
andy chuksMapmaking - Cartography MAPMAKING
Mapmaking, or cartography, has been greatly assisted by technological advancements since World War II. Perhaps most important has been the use of remote sensing techniques, that is, techniques that gather data about an object without actually touching it. Examples include aerial photography (including infrared photography) and satellite... Read All05 October 2010Comment
andy chuksMap Projections MAP PROJECTIONS
For the representation of the entire surface of the earth without any kind of distortion, a map must have a spherical surface; a map of this kind is known as a globe. A flat map cannot accurately represent the rounded surface of the earth except for very small areas where the curvature is negligible. To show large portions of the earth's... Read All05 October 2010Comment
andy chuksBasic Elements of a Map BASIC ELEMENTS OF A MAP
For a map to contain a large amount of easily read information, a system of symbols must be employed. Many commonly used symbols have become generally accepted or are readily understood. Thus cities and towns are indicated by dots or patches of shading; streams and bodies of water are often printed in blue; and political boundaries... Read All05 October 2010Comment
andy chuksMap - Introduction and Types of Maps INTRODUCTION
Map, representation of a geographic area, usually a portion of the earth's surface, drawn or printed on a flat surface. In most instances a map is a diagrammatic rather than a pictorial representation of the terrain; it usually contains a number of generally accepted symbols, which indicate the various natural, artificial, or cultural,... Read All05 October 2010Comment
andy chuks Environmental hazards are events or activities that poses treat to the surrounding environment.
Types of Environmental hazards
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samuel okeiyiVulcanicity Differentiate vulcanicity and it stages vocanoes including the processes involved11 September 2010Comment
andy chuks Vulcanicity is volcanic activity or igneous activity, it is the movement of magma into earth's crust or unto the earth's surface.
Magma under the crust is under very great pressure. When folding and faulting occur, cracks or fractures which are lines of weakness. When these lines of weakness develop downward in the crust and reach the magma,... Read All 1014 September 2010