Certificate Physical and Human Geography New  Edition
    Certificate Physical and Human Geography New Edition (English, Paperback, GOH CHENG LEONG)

    Certificate Physical and Human Geography New Edition  (English, Paperback, GOH CHENG LEONG)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • ISBN: 9780195628166, 0195628160
    • Edition: New Edition, 2014
    • Pages: 192
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    Certificate Physical And Human Geography covers various geographical concepts that are essential for a good understanding of the subject. This book is a good choice for preparing for competitive exams like CSAT.

    Summary Of The Book

    Certificate Physical And Human Geography provides coverage of fundamental concepts regarding the earth’s topology, the weather and climate, the different climatic regions, and vegetation across the planet. The book is divided into two parts, Physical Geography, and Weather, Climate and Vegetation. Physical Geography covers the various landforms and coastal regions. The second part covers climate and weather related concepts. Physical Geography begins by examining The Earth and its place in the Universe. It then goes on to explore the Earth’s Crust. Then the book looks at the effects that various natural forces have on the Earth’s surface. The book covers natural phenomena like Volcanoes and Earthquakes. It discusses the Weathering Process, Mass Movement, and Groundwater. It proceeds on to cover different landforms and the forces that shaped them. It looks at Desert Landforms, Landforms Made By Running Water, Limestone and Chalk Landforms, and Landforms of Glaciation. It also examines Coastal Landforms, The Oceans, Lakes, Islands and Coral Reefs.

    The Weather, Climate and Vegetation section covers the concepts of Climate and Weather. It then focuses on different weather conditions and climate zones. It discusses the Hot, Wet Equatorial Climate. It also covers the Tropical Monsoon and Tropical Marine Climates. It looks at desert regions like the Hot Desert and Mid-Latitude Desert Climates. It also focuses on The Savanna or Sudan Climate, The Temperate Continental (Steppe) Climate, and The Mediterranean or Warm Temperate Western Margin Climate. Certificate Physical And Human Geography then covers cool climate zones. It discusses the Siberian or Cool Temperate Continental Climate, The Chinese type of climate or Warm Temperate Eastern Margin Climate. The book then focuses on the Laurentian or The Cool Temperate Eastern Margin Climate, the British or Cool Temperate Western Margin Climate and The Arctic or Polar Climate.

    This book covers the physical topography of the planet, the landforms and the oceans, rivers and lakes. This comprehensive coverage helps the readers understand the dynamic nature of the planet, and the forces that shape it. It also discusses the vastly different climate conditions that prevail in different geographical parts of the planet. It is a good textbook to help students understand the fundamental concepts of physical geography and the weather and climate. It is also a good preparation material for exams like the Civil Services Preliminaries. The book contains numerous illustrations, maps, diagrams and photographs that complement the text, and each chapter also ends with a questions section to test comprehension of the concepts covered.

    About Goh Cheng Leong

    Goh Cheng Leong writes books on Geography and related subjects. He is also the author of Zz Elements Of Geography and Human and Economic Geography.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2014
    • Exam
      • Civil Services General
    • Table of Contents
      • Table Of Contents


        1. The Earth and the Universe 1 Exploring the Universe
        2. The Earth's Crust
        3. Vulcanism and Earthquakes
        4. Weathering, Mass Movement and Groundwater
        5. Landforms made by Running Water
        6. Landforms of Glaciation
        7. Arid or Desert Landforms
        8. Limestone and Chalk Landforms
        9. Lakes 66 General,
        10. Coastal Landforms
        11. Islands and Coral Reefs
        12. The Oceans


        13. Weather
        14. Climate
        15. The Hot, Wet Equatorial Climate
        16. The Tropical Monsoon and Tropical Marine Climates
        17. The Savanna or Sudan Climate
        18. The Hot Desert and Mid-Latitude Desert Cli-mates
        19. The Warm Temperate Western Margin (Mediterranean) Climate
        20. The Temperate Continental (Steppe) Climate
        21. The Warm Temperate Eastern Margin (China Type) Climate
        22. The Cool Temperate Western Margin (British Type) Climate
        23, The Cool Temperate Continental (Siberian) Climate
        24. The Cool Temperate Eastern Margin (Lauren-tian) Climate
        25. The Arctic or Polar Climate .

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    • Specialization
      • B.A(Geography)
    • Width
      • 184 inch
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    Ancient Geography

    Geography of Ancient World:

    1. Pluto yet to lose its planetary status.

    2. Page-165 says "...industrial geography will be dealt with in much greater detail in Chapter-27." twist in the plot...this book has only 25 Chapters *TRRRANG*

    3. Jump From P174 to P175 ....who knows what's missing.

    Glad it is out of stock.

    Shailendra Dutta

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    15 Apr, 2013

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    desperate need to UPDATE!!

    Though its a 2012 reprint bt the edition is of the 70's.One can for once overlook the fact that its no longer BOMBAY n MADRAS but its distressing to see that PLUTO is still considered the 9th planet and USSR is still a country..such handiwork is not expected from 'THE' OXFORD PRESS!
    However its quite lucid for understanding basics of physical geography.One may find several unnecessary chapters in terms of preparation fr UPSC but its worth a shot if one is a fresher!
    FLIPKART's service was un...

    Mitali Sharma

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    26 Dec, 2011

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    Best Book

    This book is an indispensible tool for preparing core concepts of psysical geography for Civil Services Preliminary Examination.
    Gives a lucid and crystal clear explanation of concepts.Presentation is excellant. One of the best book availiabale in the market.Serious aspirants just go for it.!!
    Hats off to flipcart for their service.

    Anirudh Shandilya

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    20 Sep, 2011

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    Best geography book ever.

    Don't worry about people complaining that it is outdated. Concepts don't get outdated. This is book is so well written that you won't even feel like putting it down. The concepts are explained beautifully in a simple way. If you are preparing for any exam or just want to read about geography or whatever be your reason with geography in it, this is the book you are looking for.



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    10 Oct, 2014

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    good book

    fantastic book for developing physical geography gyan. good for civil services. people complaining that it is very old version (1974 edition) so it is and thats why it is so cheap. it doesnt matter that its Bombay or Mumbai or USSR or Russia as this book deals with physical geo not the political one.

    Abdul Ahad Siddique

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    19 Nov, 2013

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    Google would be best than this book , Very much out Dated

    As one user said in december 2011 , the pluto has been referred as ninth planet . but i m writing this in december 2012 still it is not updated that means there is no updated versions available .

    ( IAU in 2006( 6 yrs back and still the book is out of date ) passed resolutions which defined planets , dwarf planets and other celestial bodies distinctly . with respect to that resolutions , pluto has been assigned or represented as DWARF PLANET )

    i guess school books would provide much update...

    HariHaraSuthan M

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    12 Dec, 2012

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    Awesome book for the preparation of civils. Each and every topic is explained in the easiest way. Must buy if u r really in mood of civils preparation. Thank u..flipkart for delivering the product before the estimated delivery date.


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    15 May, 2017

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    Good book... Must study......
    Good for beginners...upsc aspirants


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    23 May, 2016

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    A good buy!

    Even though some facts are not up to date and need revision as per the recent progress, but the book is quite an interesting read.
    Concepts are clearly explained without beating around the bush, the concise information is good for exam preparations!

    shivani singh

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    19 Jan, 2015

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    This book is one of the favorite book for upsc aspirants. For strengthening concepts this book is nice

    sandeep Singh badwal

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    7 Sep, 2016

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