Longest ‘Blood Moon’ of the Century witnessed

UPSC Mains General Studies Paper I Topic: Geography of the World Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.  July 2018 Lunar Eclipse Longest eclipse of the 21st century. It occurred for around 1 hour 43 minutes. What is a Lunar Eclipse? A Lunar Eclipse (Chandra Grahan) is when one can’t see the moon at night because its position is relative to the sun and earth ensures thatRead More

Size and Location of India-UPSC Notes- Indian Geography

Size and Location of India- Facts at a Glance This Article lists various facts and figures related to the Geographical size and location of India.The points are compiled from Geography NCERT books of class 6th , 9th and 11th. Various questions based on size and location of India are asked in the competitive examinations like UPSC civil services, SSC CGL, AFCAT, NDA, CDS etc. India – Geographical Size: India hasRead More

Types of Forests in India-UPSC Notes-Indian Geography

Types of Forests and Natural Vegetation in India: India is home of diverse Natural Vegetation. From Temperate Grasslands to Tropical Rain Forest, from Montane vegatation to Thorn Forests, everything is experienced in India.This article lists the main types of forests in India and the features of natural vegetation present in these forests.     Types of Forests in India: Broadly, the types of forests in India can be divided into fiveRead More

UPSC Notes- Indian Geography- Major Soil Types in India

UPSC Notes for Indian Geography [NCERT] – Major Soil Types in India: Soil – Introduction: Soil is the mixture of rock debris and organic materials which develop on the earth’s surface and which can support the growth of plants. The various agents of gradation and weathering acts on the parent rock to produce a thin layer of Soil.  The major factors affecting the formation of Soil are: Relief (Relief meansRead More