Physical geography

Countries through which the equator passes

The Equator is an imaginary line passing through the center of the Earth. It divides Earth into two hemispheres- the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere. The latitude of the equator is 0 degrees. Going up or down the equator, the latitude value increases. There are 11 countries through which the equator passes. 11 countries …

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Types of soil | best soil for agriculture/gardening

Soil is a mixture of minerals and organic materials. It is the uppermost loose layer of the Earth’s crust. There are different types of soil classified on the basis of particle size and water retention capacity. The following are the types of soil. Types of soil Sandy soil Sandy soils have a relatively larger particle …

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Types of soils in India- Alluvial soil, Black soil, Red soil, etc.

Soil is the uppermost loose layer of the Earth’s crust. India because of its huge size and diverse climatic conditions has different types of soils. These soils differ in their colour, texture and mineral content. This article talks about the different types of soils in India and the major crops grown in these soils. Types …

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