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Editor Bhardwaj, R.N. ♦ Yadav, Naresh
Illustrator Kumar, Dilip ♦ Raju, K.N. Prudhvi ♦ Wadhwa, Nidhi
Source NCERT
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Date Created 2006-03
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Earth sciences ♦ Geology, hydrology & meteorology ♦ History & geography ♦ Geography & travel
Subject Domain (in LCC) G149-180::Geography, Anthropology, and Recreation
Subject Keyword Continental Drift ♦ Force for Drifting ♦ Ocean Floor Configuration ♦ Plate Tectonics ♦ Sea Floor Spreading
Abstract This chapter deals with the distribution of oceans and continents.
Table of Contents   Unit II : The Earth
  Chapter 4: Distribution of Oceans and Continents . 30
  4.1 Continental Drift ............................ 30
  4.1.1 Evidence in Support of the Continental Drift 30
  4.1.2 Force For Drifting ......................... 31
  4.1.3 Post-Drift Studies - 31
  4.2 Ocean Floor Configuration .................... 32
  4.3 Distribution of Earthquakes and Volcanoes .... 32
  4.4 Concept of Sea Floor Spreading ............... 32
  4.5 Plate Tectonics .............................. 34
  4.5.1 Divergent Boundaries ....................... 36
  4.5.2 Convergent Boundaries ...................... 36
  4.5.3 Transform Boundaries ....................... 36
  4.5.4 Rates of Plate Movement .................... 36
  4.5.5 Force for the Plate Movement ............... 36
  4.5.6 Movement of the Indian Plate ............... 37
Description This chapter is on Distribution of Oceans and Continents on Geography for class XI in the textbook of Fundamentals of Physical Geography.
ISBN 8174505180
Educational Role Student
Age Range 13 to 17 years
Educational Use Reading
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level XI and XII
Learning Resource Type Book
Educational Framework Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Size (in Bytes) 691.00 kB
Page Count 9


Source: NCERT