“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
04/02/2023 1:50 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Geography

Tornado Facts

1. Some tornadoes move incredibly quickly! Most tornadoes have wind speeds less than 100 mph, but extreme ones can reach speeds of over 300 mph.

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Types of Deserts

Highway running through the coastal Namib Desert along the Atlantic Ocean in Namibia.  Experts have several ways of categorizing the different types of deserts, but

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How are Metamorphic Rocks Formed?

collection of metamorphic rock specimens – amphibolite, migmatite, quartzite, skarn, quartz, schist, listvenite, jasper, jaspillite, shale, coal, hornfels, slate, phyllite, gneiss, talc.  Metamorphic rock is

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How Are Mountains Formed?

Mountains are formed by movement within the Earth’s crust. There are three main catagories of mountains: Volcanic, Fold and Bock Mountains are formed along fissures,

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What Causes Earthquakes?

Recording seismic waves caused by earthquakes using a seismograph. Earthquakes are caused when seismic energy which was trapped within the Earth is released There are

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Garden of the Gods, Colorado

Colorado, a landlocked state in the Western United States, is an all-year-round destination due to its natural beauty and dramatic landscape. The state’s attractions range from

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What is Pangea?

Continental drift on the planet Earth. Before as Pangaea – 200 million years ago and after as modern continents.  Pangea was once a single unified

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Bay of Bengal

A bay is defined as a coastal water body that connects to the main water body, such as a lake, ocean, or a larger bay. Although they

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English Channel

The Atlantic Ocean is an S-shaped ocean extending from the Arctic to Antarctica. It is located between the Americas to the west and Africa and

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Easter Island

Covering a total area of 163.6 km2, Easter Island is a Polynesian island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Named Rapa Nui by its earliest residents, it

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The Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the second longest river in North America measuring a total length of 2320 miles from its traditional source at Lake Itasca.

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Planet Earth

Earth is a celestial object and one of the components of the solar system. It is the third planet from the Sun, and the only celestial

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Deepest Oceans and Seas

Although Planet Earth has a total surface area of about 510.1 million km2, approximately 70.9% is covered by drainage features like oceans, seas, rivers, lakes,

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What is A Plateau?

Grand Canyon, Arizona. Plateaus are raised sections of land, upwelled by natural forces and further modified by rain and wind through erosion. Known to produce

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List of Geography Facts

Planet Earth is the 6th largest solar object on the solar system, spanning 510.1 million square kilometers. However, only 148.7 square kilometers (29.1%) is a landmass,

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What is a Region?

In geography, a region is defined as a large area with common physical or human impact characteristics. Geographers often group places or areas based on

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Colorado River

The Colorado River is both a scenic wonder and a source of water for over 40 million people. At 2,330 kilometers, the Colorado River is

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Brahmaputra River

The Brahmaputra River is a long transboundary river in the Continent of Asia that flows through the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, India, and Bangladesh. The river originates in the Lake Manasarovar region close

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Objective Question on Multipurpose Projects of India (भारत के बहुउद्देशीय परियोजना)

(1) बहुउद्देशीय नदी घाटी योजनाओं को ‘आधुनिक भारत का मन्दिर’ किसने कहा था? (a) जवाहरलाल नेहरू (b) डॉ राजेन्द्र प्रसाद (c) श्रीमती इन्दिरा गाँधी (d)

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Objective Question on National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in India(राष्ट्रीय उद्यान तथा वन्य जीव अभयारण्य)

(1) भारत में 1936 में स्थापित प्रथम राष्ट्रीय उद्यान का नाम क्या रखा गया था? (a) कान्हा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान (b) भरतपुर राष्ट्रीय उद्यान (c) हेली

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