The hazards of radiation belts include
The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with
The Homolographic projection has the correct representation of
The higher the wind speed and the longer the fetch or distance of open water across which the wind blows and waves travel, the ____ waves and the ____ energy they process.
The great Victoria Desert is located in
The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are
The light of distant stars is affected by
The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?
Without ____ the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.
Which of the following is tropical grassland?
The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called
A coral reef is an underwater ecosystem characterized by reef-building corals. Reefs are formed of colonies of coral polyps held together by calcium carbonate. Most coral reefs are built from stony corals, whose polyps cluster in groups.
Seagrasses are not true grasses but are flowering plants that carry out their entire lifecycles underwater. Like all plants, seagrasses rely on sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into food/energy (via a process called photosynthesis). Therefore, they only succeed in clear, shallow waters. When the conditions are just right, seagrasses can densely cover the sea floor, creating an ecosystem known as the seagrass bed or seagrass meadow.
A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity that is threatened with destruction. For example, forests are considered as biodiversity hotspots.
With the disintegration of USSR in end 1991, comprised of ____ Union Republics.
The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials?
The temperature increases rapidly after
The humidity of the air depends upon
The groundwater can become confined between two impermeable layers. This type of enclosed water is called
The largest glaciers are
The ionosphere includes
The highest degree of concentration of mineral deposits are found in
The group of minerals chemically containing hydrocarbons is
The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly
The leading state in producing paper is
The largest dune files are found in
The Harmattan is
The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formed out of erstwhile USSR, is at