YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE Geography) PART 13
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YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 13:-
- Rocks with 65% silicon oxide are better termed as Silicic.
- Gnesis belongs to Metamorphic Rocks.
- The rock composed mainly of volcanic ash is called Tuff.
- Siltstone belongs to Argillaceous sediments.
- Red colouration in sedimentary rocks is because of presence of iron-oxide.
- When shale is metamorphosed it is transformed into Slate.
- Cinder cones are generally associated with Explosive type of eruption.
- Hornitos is small mound (rounded mass projecting above a surface) of spatter/driblet (Spray or splash of something).
- A subsidiary cone on the slopes of a volcano is known as Parasite cone.
- An isolated hill surrounded by a lava flow is called Steptoe.
- Magma is the combination of liquid , solid and gas.
- A violent volcanic explosion leaves a central depression called Caldera.
- Juvenile water is the water which is liberated as a result of igneous activity (Eg During crystallization of magma).
- The crust beneath the ocean the ocean basins is composed of basaltic rocks.
- The asthenosphere over which the lithosphere is floating is made up of Peridotite.
- Plateau is a tabular block.
- The red river situated in North America has very extensive lacustrine plain.
- The combined rigid portion of mantle and crust is called Lithosphere.
- Lacustrine plains are formed due to the filling of lakes.
- The bottom topography of a ocean can be shown by Hypsographic curve.
- A plateau produced by subsidence of a portion of earth’s crust , extensive sheets of lava over another , by formation of folded mountains is known as Tectonic Plateau.
- Rhine river in Europe flows through a rift valley between the fault blocks of the black forest and the Vosges.
- A Fault produced by rotational movement is called pivot fault.
- Tension is the main cause of Faulting.
- Africa is the continent which is having the largest rift valley of the world.
- Epeirogenic movements give rise to Shields.
- The Earthquake is said to be deep when the depth of origin is more than 300 km.
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