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Question 601

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Explain the concept of Isostasy: Hayford and Bowie՚s model. (10 marks)

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Hayford & Bowie՚S Model of Isostasy

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To explain phenomenon of Isostasy in dynamic equilibrium on earth surface across features of varying height like plain, mountain, plateau, etc.

Assumption

  • There exist a zone of compensation at 100 km belong surface where weight of all features are same.
  • Different landforms have different density
  • Higher the height o…

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Question 602

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Perambalur (2017)

Question 603

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Moreh (2017,2018)

Question 604

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Jaipur & Srinagar Airports (2017)

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Dholera (2017)

Question 606

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Ghogha & Dahej (2017)

Question 607

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Shahanshahpur (2017)

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Pandharpur (2017)

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Narsinghpur (2017)

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Mokama (2017)

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Chennai (2017)

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National Integration Tour (2017)

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Antyodaya Express between Udhna (Surat, Gujarat) and Jaynagar (Bihar) - 2017

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Kedarnath (2017)

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Chamarajanagar (2017)

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Veerpur Khurd & Mala (2017)

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Madurai (2017)

Question 618

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Mandi & Sindhudurg (2017)

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Pangong Lake

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Thumba

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