Originally Posted by Pseudoidealist
Could someone please tell me which chapters do i need to cover from Strahler' physical geography? Please note that I have never studied geography before and therefore it is really difficult for me to identify the chapters which form part of the syllabus for the exam-I hope not the entire book since it is almost impossible to cover in a month or two!
Impatiently waiting for response from some senior so that I could start with my preparation. Any help shall find my heartiest gratitude.
P.S: Could you also tell if it is possible to cover the entire geography syllabus in two months? I can't devote more time than this.
The book is written in detail and some chapters are out of the course. Yup, impossible to cover entire book in a month. Study the following topics from the book.
PAPER - I (Marks- 100)
PHYSICAL AND GENERAL GEOGRAPHY
Elements of Weather and Climate
Insolation and Atmospheric Temperature. Global Radiation and Heat Balance. Atmospheric Pressure and Winds. Humidity and Precipitation. Air Masses. Fronts and Atmospheric Disturbances. Classification of Climate and Climatic Regions.
Major landforms, Rocks : origin, formation and classification. Internal Structure of the Earth. Earth quakes and Volcancity. Weathering. Mass Wasting. Erosion and Deposition. Cycle of Erosion. Landforms produced by Underground and Ground Water. Wind and Glaciers.
Continental Margins and the Sea Floor. Distribution of Temperature and Salinity. Movements of the Ocean Water: Waves. Currents and Tides.