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10th September 2015, 09:09 AM
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Re: Geography Syllabus of Calcutta University

Ok, as per your requirement here I am sharing the syllabus of Geography of the University of Calcutta

PART 1
Module 1
GEOTECTONICS AND GEOMORPHOLOGY (Th.) 50 Marks
Unit I: Geotectonics
1.1 Origin of the Earth with particular reference to Big Bang Theory; Geological time
scale and related topographic and structural evolution
1.2 Isostasy: Airy and Pratt
1.3 Folds and Faults—origin, types and their topographic expressions
1.4 Plate Tectonics: plate tectonic processes--sea floor spreading, subduction,
orogenesis, earthquake and vulcanicity

Unit II: Geomorphology
2.1 General degradational processes: processes of rock weathering and
their effects on landform
2.2 Fluvial processes and landforms
2.3 Glacial processes and landforms; fluvio-glacial landforms
2.4 Aeolian processes and landforms; fluvio-aeolian processes

Unit III: Geomorphology and Structure
3.1 Basic concepts of Geomorphology as postulated by Thornbury
3.2 Landforms on granite and basalt
3.3 Landforms on limestone
3.4 Development of river network and landforms on uniclinal and
folded structure
Unit IV:Theories of Geomorphology
4.1 Normal cycle of erosion by W.M.Davis
4.2 Views of W. Penck on normal cycle of erosion
4.3 Cycle of Pediplanation by L.C.King
4.4 Dynamic Equilibrium theory by J.T. Hack






For the complete syllabus here is the PDF file


Contact Details:
University of Calcutta
Senate House, 87/1, College Street
Kolkata, West Bengal 700073


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