Geography

Geography

GIS APPLICATION

Post Views: 339 GIS APPLICATION  Geographic Information System can be applied in different field which include defence, agriculture, mining, transport, urban planning, census, surveying etc.   Some of the problems of GIS in Nigeria are: Inadequate power Inadequate personnel Inadequate capital Poor communication Low level of technology Lack of GIS institutions.   Data representation GIS …

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Geography

TOURISM

Post Views: 319 TOURISM  Tourism is the process which involves the visiting of people to places of interest for pleasure, relaxation, entertainment or education. FACTORS FAVOURABLE FOR TOURISM Presence of wild life Presence of highlands Good accommodation or hotels Easy means of communication Good transportation network or accessibility Availability of fund Adequate security Political stability. …

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Geography

MINERALS IN EAST AFRICA

Post Views: 375 MINERALS IN EAST AFRICA  Phosphates used in the manufacture of fertiliser-Tororo in Uganda and Majingu Hill in Tanzania. Limestone used in cement manufacturing-Hima in N.W Uganda, Tanga in Tanzania, Athi River and Bamburi in Kenya. Fluorspar a source of fluorine used in chemical industries-Kerio Valley in Kenya. Common salt used for consumption-Kilifi …

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MINING

Post Views: 425 MINING  Process of extracting valuable minerals from the earth’s surface. Formations in Which Minerals Occur Veins and Lodes – Occurrence of minerals in crevices, cracks or faults in igneous rocks. They are said to occur in veins if they occur there in small quantities. Said to occur in lodes if they occur …

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Geography

MINERALS AND ROCKS

Post Views: 291 MINERALS AND ROCKS  Minerals – Inorganic substances occurring naturally at or below the earth’s surface. Characteristics of Minerals Different degrees of hardness e.g. some are very hard e.g. diamond while others are very soft e.g. talc. Some have atoms arranged in an orderly manner to form crystals e.g. quartz form a 6- …

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Geography

FIELD WORK

Post Views: 364 FIELD WORK  Scientific study of geography using the environment as a laboratory or source of information. Types of Field Work Field Excursion -Visiting an area near or far from the school to see geographical phenomena then note down and discuss later in class. Aim a) Reinforce what has been learnt in class …

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Geography

Analysis of Data

Post Views: 392 Analysis of Data  Examining the numerical figures in detail. Techniques of analysing Data Calculation of Percentages -If in the study of a farm 10 hectares are devoted to coffee, what is the % of the area under coffee? 10/100×10% The table below shows the number of tourists who visited Kenya from various …

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