Optionals IAS Mains Geography: Questions 807 - 823 of 1537

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Question 807

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Vishakhapatnam, Mangalore, Padur, Rajkot, Chandikhol and Bikaner (2018)

Question 808

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Kishanganga Hydro Power Project (2018)

Question 809

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Eight New National Waterways (2018)

Question 810

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Hassan (2018)

Question 811

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Jhajjar (2108)

Question 812

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Rampur, Chickballapur, Paloncha, Tiruchirappalli (2018)

Question 813

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Sualkuchi, Namdapha National Park, Lohit, Majuli River, Brahmaputra River and Thembang (2018)

Question 814

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Bhikampura (2018)

Question 815

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Hisar (2018)

Question 816

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Medziphema, Dibbapalem (2018)

Question 817

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Latur (2018)

Question 818

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Kharagpur, Roorkee (2018)

Question 819

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Challakere (2018)

Question 820

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Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (2018)

Question 821

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Neelankarai (2018)

Question 822

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Highlight the contribution to Arab scholars in the field of geography. (20 marks)

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Arab Scholars

The Arabs were great contributors in the field of mathematical physical and regional geography from 8th to 13th century.

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Contribution to Mathematical Geography

Contribution to Mathematical Geography

  • Arabs were highly influenced by the Greek ideas about the shape and size of the earth.
  • Earth was considered as the centre of the uni…

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Question 823

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Elaborate on the Taylor՚s stop and Go Determinism. How was it different from determinism? (15 marks)

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Taylor՚S Stop and Go Determinism

Griffith Taylor՚s approach of Neo-determinism, also known as stop and Go determinism was a modification of environmental determinism, which gave primary to nature over man to direct his attitude and behaviour.

Environmental Determinism

  • Developed from works of Friedrich Ratzel, Alexander von Humboldt, Ellsworth Huntingt…

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