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Q: The area of fastest flow in a stream is called the trunk stream. plunge pool. meander. thalw...

A: If the water runs straight along the highest, the fastest flow would be in the middle of the stream ...

Q: Assuming that the long-term rate of displacement along the San Andreas Fault (about 3.5 cm/year) rem...

A: In the solution they given the rate of displacement of San Andreas Fault are 3.5 centimeters per yea...

Q: Discuss Wide scope of Geography around other domains

A: Geography has been one of the earth's ancient disciplines, its origins date from the early Greek sch...

Q: How do measured values of weather and climate differ? Select one: Weather values are less reliable t...

A: WEATHER: Weather is the condition of the atmosphere over a small area, generally for 24 hours to one...

Q: 1.2.Outline and discuss 10 factors influencing the distribution of the population in South Africa

A: South Africa has a population of about 60 million, people that have diverse cultures, communities, a...

Q: Explain why so few remaining samples of these early rocks remain

A: The scraping of giant chunks of the Earth's outer layer responsible for swallowing volcanoes, crippl...

Q: Describe and explain the pattern of wind flow in the Northern Hemisphere around: • a surface high • ...

A: Winds Around Anticyclones pass around the middle of the northeasterly area Winds run in the clockwis...

Q: The melting of hot mantle into magma as a result of pressure changes but not temperature changes is ...

A: Decompression melts inside Earth as the rock body is kept at about the same temperature, but the pre...

Q: What happens to material on a hillslope when friction exceeds the downslope force? The material mo...

A: LANDSLIDE: A Landslide is the movement of soil, rock, or other earth materials, downhill in response...

Q: In which environment does talus form? on land that is being farmed on flat vegetated landscapes ...

A: Talus is defined as a pile of rocks that is accumulated at the base of a mountain cliff or a mountai...

Q: The primary economic activity in a peripheral region is based on     banking and finance  ...

A: PRIMARY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY: Primary economic activities are those which involve direct utilization an...

Q: Which midlatitude location will typically experience higher summer temperatures: a coastal area, or ...

A: The middle-latitude are places that are located away from the tropics and poles and they generally l...

Q: Solve this attachment.

A: DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL: This is a model of population changes. With space of time and period, ...

Q: Which are aspects of the geologic theory of uniformity? Select all that apply.     The Eart...

A: The term Uniformitarianism is often oversimplified when it is claimed in geological textbooks that t...

Q: 1. What are the major causes of desertification? Are human or natural actions largely responsible fo...

A: Desertification refers to the process of degradation of land in arid and humid regions by various cl...

Q: Why are physical geographers interested in globalization of the economy?

A: GLOBALIZATION: Although globalization is a term usually restricted to economics and the social scien...

Q: If the natural recharge rate of an aquifer is 1 centimeter per year, but the rate of groundwater pum...

A: Given that natural recharge rate of an aquifer is 1 cm per year and rate of groundwater is 15 cm per...

Q: 1) What evidence indicates a cooler climate in Europe and nearby regions during the Little Ice Age? ...

A: ANSWER (1): The little ice age is a period between 1300 and 1870, as a consequence European faced co...

Q: If we construct a globe at a scale of 1:1,000,000, what will be its diameter? (You may give your ans...

A: Given that a globe at a scale of 1:1,000,000, that means 1 inch on the map is equivalent to1,000,000...

Q: What are the two dominant mechanisms of energy transfer around the world?

A: The energy is transfer in form of heat and light from the sun's incoming short wave radiation. This ...

Q: QUESTION 1 Match the following with the correct type of stress. You may use answers more than on...

A: Shearing and twisting lead to the formation of Strike-slip fault. Strike-slip fault, also known as a...

Q: In what ways is altitude more important in determining a highland climate than latitude?

A: The climate of any highland area is normally directly linked to that of their adjoining lowland espe...

Q: A large square slab of granite, 1 meter thick and 100 meters to a side, falls off an exfoliation dom...

A: Given Data : Square slab of thick 1 meter and side 100 meters,                       Density of gran...

Q: ) What is El Niño? Define ii) How did this special current get its name? Explain. iii)  Why does the...

A: i) EL-NINO: El Nino is a warm ocean current. It periodically flows southwards along the coast of Ecu...

Q: Directions: Select the word or words with the closest meaning to the underlined word. 12. The Caucas...

A: In 1958, the Soviet Geographical Society officially proposed that the border between Europe and Asia...

Q: Examples: 1) Calculate the azimuth of the Sun in London on June 21 at 17:00 BST given the latitude o...

A: Azimuth, as well as elevation, are indeed the two coordinations that determine, at a certain point i...

Q: How do tectonic uplift and orbital variations combine to affect the long-term intensity of monsoons?...

A: The combined effects of external forces (orbital and solar parameters) and internal forces (boundary...

Q: Is ozone the most abundant gas in the stratospheric ozone layer? explain.

A: OZONE (STRATOSPHERE LAYER):  Yes, ozone is the most abundant gas in ozone layer or stratospheric lay...

Q: Earth's seasons are caused by:       the movement of the Sun from north to south of the eq...

A: The Planet Earth has seasons since the axis is tilted. The planet's axis is still oriented in the sa...

Q: Features  formed by wind  erosion in detail.

A: Wind erosion is a form of geomorphic agent that shapes the landforms and makes them look distinct fr...

Q: 1) What factors will determine how much CO2 humans add to the atmosphere in the future? 2) Where wil...

A: 1)Scientists believe that human activities have been the main cause of the reported increase in ambi...

Q: What is meant by the “hole” in the ozone layer, and what role have chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) played...

A: Hole in the ozone layer: A hole in the ozone layer is not a hole that is thinning the ozone layer at...

Q: What general temperature characteristic distinguishes tundra climate from ice cap climate?

A: Polar climates are distinguished into two categories; the tundra climate (ET) and the ice cap climat...

Q: What natural resource of Latin America did the first European explorers most desire?

A: European leaders such as Ferdinand the King of Spain as well as Henry the Portuguese navigator have ...

Q: In terms of climate, how is an increase in elevation similar to an increase in latitude?

A: Altitude is that the height of some extent measured from the ocean level. Latitude is that the angle...

Q: What generally happens to the elevation of the treeline going from the equator toward the poles? Why...

A: Treeline is the extent or the point to which the habitat of trees is capable of growing. It is found...

Q: Witch of these meridians intersects Maine

A: This chart displays the latitude and longitude grids of North America. In the Northern Hemisphere,...

Q: Which would best describe United States National Forests? a. Allocation b. Facilitation  C. Utilitar...

A: National forests are protected and controlled federal property classification as within us National ...

Q: In a territory where the recurrence of hydrometeorological events has generated impacts onhouses and...

A: If disaster risk becomes a consideration in urban investment choices or not, the future regarding di...

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A: The yangtze flew into the eastern China Sea and, even before constructing the "Three Gorges Dam", it...

Q: How much more nitrogen is in the atmosphere than oxygen?

A: The air is late of gases and its retained by the gravity of the planet, earth is surrounded by vario...

Q: Where are transform plate boundaries most common? on the margins of continents in rift valleys ...

A: Introduction Plate Boundaries are of three types: Convergent Plate Boundaries Divergent Plate Bound...

Q: You don’t have to give an explanation, just choose the right answer. I wanna see if this site legit....

A: The headlight of your new car turns yellow and foggy after five years due to Chemical Weathering.  C...

Q: Why is chemical weathering more effective in humid climates than in arid climates?

A: Introduction Chemical weathering is a process of conversion of minerals in a rock into clays by oxid...

Q: A status that one "earns" in life is a/n _____________status  master status ascribed status ach...

A: Social status pertains to the dignity or distinction associated with one's place in society. It may ...

Q: 1. Natural Resources - How many and what types of natural resources are available?

A: RESOURCES: The term 'resource' in Economic Geography does not necessarily mean a valuable thing or a...

Q: The Mississippi River in the U.S has about 56% of the drainage area of The Amazon River Basin in Sou...

A: STREAM DISCHARGE: Stream discharge or discharge is the volume of water moving down a stream or a riv...

Q: Briefly explain how the Global Positioning System (GPS) works.

A: GLOBL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS): Global positioning system (GPS) is a system of global navigation wit...

Q: Why doesn’t subduction take place in a continental plate collision zone?

A: Subduction is the process of a collision between the two tectonic plates which are of the heavier an...

Q: Describe the relationship between the “steepness” of a pressure gradient and the speed of the wind a...

A: Ignoring the effect of inertia due to the mass of the air, we can say that the wind speed is mainly ...

Q: The eruption of Mount Tambora significantly altered global weather patterns and devastated economies...

A: Two hundred years earlier, the most intense eruption in human history made itself evident worldwide....

Q: What are the four elements of weather and climate?

A: WEATHER: Weather is the condition of the atmosphere over a small area, generally for 24 hours to one...

Q: Is it possible for a map to be both conformal and equivalent?

A: CONFORMAL AND EQUIVALENT MAP:  Conformal is a map or mathematical mapping it conserving the correct ...

Q: A country with one ethnic group is a     multinational state     stateless nation   ...

A: Monoethnicity is the presence of a single ethnic group within a given area or world. States where on...

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A: The backbone of Earth's life is carbon. We are built with biomass, we consume carbon, and our civili...

Q: Eurasian and Indo-Australian Plate Boundary: a. oceanic divergent b. oceanic- oceanic convergent  c....

A: The Indo-Australian Plate could even be a significant tectonic plate spanning the continent of Austr...

Q: What happens to the temperature of rising air? Of descending air? Why?

A: When the air rises, it expands because of less air above it. The expansion of air results in the dec...

Q: What is meant by the terms constant gases and variable gases in the atmosphere?

A: ATMOSPHERE: Our earth is surrounded by a blanket of air. This layer of air is called the Earth's atm...

Q: Define sustainability from an Environmental Science point of view and explain its importance

A: When we encounter the term "sustainability," we prefer to think of clean energy sources, reducing gr...

Q: Describe one kind of application where radar imagery may be useful for geographical analysis. Explai...

A: Introduction The term "Radar" was coined by the US Navy in 1940. RADAR stands for "Radio Detection a...

Q: The majority of earthquakes in the world occur under seamounts. far away from plate boundaries. ...

A: Earthquake is a phenomenon of shaking of the earth surface, it is generally associated with the volc...

Q: How can one kind of magma (one kind of magma chemistry) produce two or more different kinds of igneo...

A: FORMATION OF TWO OR MORE DIFFERENT KIND OF IGENOUS ROCK DUE TO MAGMA: The molten rock such as magma ...

Q: African and Arabian Plate boundary: a. continental- Continental convergent b. Oceanic- Oceanic conve...

A: Africa's modern tectonic history coincides with the collapse of Gondwana ~ 200 Mya. It was then that...

Q: Explain the roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers in the food chain.

A: The ecosystem consists of a large number of species, they all function in their respective sphere an...

Q: Since about 0.9 million years ago, what has been the length of the main (dominant) cycle of growth a...

A: The 100.000-year term began 0.9 Myrs ago, which allowed ice sheets to flourish during weak precessio...

Q: What is the explanation for the thinning of the ozone layer that has been observed since the 1970s?

A: The ozone depletion or ozone disappearance consists of events that were observed in the late 1970s. ...

Q: making a foreign policy is not easy would you like throw light on the elements on which aggressive a...

A: Decisions on foreign policy are accepted to be among the most significant instruments a State has av...

Q: Briefly describe the differences among the P waves, S waves, and surface waves of an earthquake.

A: The shock waves produce vibrations within the interior of the world that displaces along a fault lea...

Q: What causes a river to meander? When is a stream considered as graded? What other factor determine s...

A: MEANDER: River flow with huge volume of water and load that makes the river flow slowly in the plain...

Q: Is the noon Sun ever directly overhead in Madison, Wisconsin (43° N)? If not, on which day of the ye...

A: Wisconsin is one of the US state and Madison is the capital of this Wisconsin and the countyseat of ...

Q: which contains information about average temperatures in Brazil a atlas a history book or a science ...

A: The atmosphere in Brazil, which ranges considerably from the predominantly warm north (the equator c...

Q: Why is it impossible for a map of the world to portray Earth as accurately as can be done with a glo...

A: The representation of Earth in the form of drawing in two dimensional pattern is a map. Only selecte...

Q: how does the examination of human-environment relationships in ecosystems serve to illustrate the ro...

A: One of the core contributions of the geographical discipline is the study of the relationships among...

Q: Explain the term Soil taxonomy.

A: The term soil taxonomy relates to the names or the texas of soil that have been classified into vari...

Q: On which days of the year do the vertical rays of the Sun strike the equator?

A: The equator of earth is located at 0 degrees, it is also called the great circle. The sun's short wa...

Q: Indus Water Treaty

A: Indus water treaty is an agreement that was made over the use of waters of the Indus river. The Indu...

Q: Explain the differences between an equivalent (equal area) map projection and a conformal map projec...

A: All map projections reveal some sort of distortion in areas far from the projection centre. Based on...

Q: Why are upper-atmosphere winds usually faster than surface winds?

A: ATMOSPHERE: Our Earth is surrounded by a blanket of air. This layer of air is called the Earth's atm...

Q: How does the San Andreas Fault system fit in with the theory of plate tectonics?

A: THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS: The plate tectonic theory is a comprehensive theory, which explains the o...

Q: What is a great circle? A small circle? Provide examples of both.

A: GREAT CIRCLE: A Great circle is a section of sphere and the plane of the section passes through the ...

Q: Define sedimentary rocks. Name and explain any three types of sedimentary rocks?

A: Introduction There are three distinct types of rocks found in nature, viz. Igneous rocks, Sedimentar...

Q: Define shrinkage limit.

A: The shrinkage limit is defined as the content of water in which changes the soil from a semi-solid t...

Q: Does the north Pole lean toward the Sun throughout the year? If not, how does the north Pole’s orien...

A: The earth spins on its axis and revolves around a political path around the sun in its orbit. Throug...

Q: Explain why the winds in the middle and upper troposphere tend to blow from west to east in both the...

A: CORIOLIS FORCE: The Coriolis force acts of moving winds and changes its direction. In the southern h...

Q: Why is the land surface rising in the Hudson Bay region of Canada?     accelerated heat flow...

A: Hudson bay is a large slat body of water in northeastern Canada has an area of 1,230,000 km2. It is ...

Q: Distinguish between GPS and GIS (geographic information systems).

A: A GIS is a geographic positioning system and a GPS is a global positioning system a GIS is used to r...

Q: *Compare and contrast hurricanes and tornadoes:*- What are they?- When do most of them form?- Where ...

A: Cyclones and tornadoes are both stormy systems of the atmosphere that can lead to damage. They are c...

Q: What are the conditions and weather effects of the “warm” phase and the “cool” phase of the Pacific ...

A: Introduction Pacific Decadal Oscillation is considered as a long-term ocean fluctuation in the Pacif...

Q: Give any three suitable example of the intervening Opportunity that you ever obsessed around you

A: An intermediate opportunity leads a person migrating to pause at a point between both the place he/s...

Q: Describe and explain spring tides and neap tides.

A: Tides are long term tides that roll across the globe as the ocean 'pulls' the Sun and the Moon back ...

Q: 4. Regions that receive less than 25 centimeters of rain annually are called a. tundras. b. savannas...

A: Deserts are very low precipitation zones. Sometimes people use "hot," "dry," "empty" adjectives to c...

Q: Oxbow lakes form where tributaries merge into trunk streams. there is internal drainage. there...

A: The oxbow lake begins as a curve, or meander, in a channel(fig 1). The lake is formed when the river...

Q: OPEC is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 15 member countries, mainly in the Middle Ea...

A: Introduction OPEC OPEC or Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is a permanent, intergov...

Q: Why does the ITCZ generally shift north of the equator in the Northern Hemisphere summer, and south ...

A: INTER TROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE (ITCZ): Intertropical convergence zone is the region where air comes...

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