If you are looking towards learning the fundamental concepts revolving around the Earth's topology, its geography, different weather and climatic conditions, various climatic regions, and vegetations across the planet, turn to 'Certificate Physical and Human Geography'. Every detail is explained with extreme simplicity, making it easy for everyone to understand all they need to know about geography.
This book is recommended for those aspiring for competitive examinations. The illustrations, pictures and maps depicted all across the book make the learning process all the more interesting. 'Certificate Physical and Human Geography' is divided into two parts. The simple yet detailed explanations are the reason why so many people recommend and prefer this book. It promises to answers all the questions that point towards anything related to the geography of the Earth.
Summary of the Book
Certificate Physical and Human Geography is the go-to book for geologists, students and aspiring candidates of various competitive examinations. Through the two sections, it covers a lot of ground on the subject on geography. In the first section it covers Physical Geography and its second section is all about Weather, Climate and Vegetation.
Physical Geography talks about different landforms and coastal regions on Earth. It explores the Earth's crust and the effect of many natural forces upon the same. The segment of volcanoes and earthquakes are also covered in great detail. You can get detailed information on weathering processes, groundwater and mass movement. This in turn leads to how various landforms like desert landforms are created, along with those formed by running water, limestone, glaciers, and so forth.
Water bodies such as rivers, lakes, oceans and coral reefs are explained very nicely. The second section covers the concepts of weather and climate. It focuses on various climatic zones and the weather conditions that our planet witnesses. Here, one can learn about the climatic conditions that exist all across the earth, like in deserts, Savannahs, Mediterranean region, and so forth.
It helps one understand the manner in which our planet is dynamic in nature , and how and why it is shaped the way it is. There are numerous illustrations, maps and photographs that feature along with the text, which make the material more interesting to read. There is a question section at the end of each chapter to test all the comprehensive concepts that are covered in the same.
This is an academic book that helps candidates prepare for competitive examinations like Civil Services Preliminaries.
Number of Pages
There are 793 pages filled with numerous facts and information revolving around Earth's geography and its topography.
About the Author
Goh Cheng Leong has authored this book. He has earned a name for himself in the niche of geography. He has also authored the book titled Elements Of Geography and Human and Economic Geography.
Language and Binding
The book is written in English and has a paper-back binding.
This novel has been published by Oxford University Press.
This is the first edition of the book. It covers all the chapters and topics in a very comprehensive manner that is easy for everyone to understand.