AMU B.A/B.Sc. Geography – GGB – 591
list of Topics Covered
Unit I Meaning and scope of Geography, Solar System, Rotation and Revolution of
Earth, International Date Line (IDL), Latitude and Longitude, Calculation of
Unit II Lithosphere-Structure of Earth, Types of rocks-Igneous rock, Metamorphic rock
and sedimentary rock and their importance.
Unit III Structure and Composition of Atmosphere, Wind System, Cyclone and
Anticyclone, Jet Stream, Monsoon, El-Nino, La-Nina, Global Warming.
Unit IV Hydrosphere – Hydrological Cycle, Ocean Current, Tide, Waves, Tsunami.
Unit V Biosphere- Biosphere as an Ecosystem, Biogeochemical Cycle, Bio-diversity and
its importance, Forest conservation and Management, National Forest Policy.