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6th July 2018, 03:29 PM
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Re: Syllabus Of Geography Honours In Calcutta University

Hi buddy here I am looking for Calcutta University Geography 3 year Honours program syllabus so would you plz let me know about the same here ??
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Re: Syllabus Of Geography Honours In Calcutta University

University of Calcutta, Kolkata was established in 1857, during the administration of Lord Canning, the Governor General of India.

As you want here I am giving below Calcutta University Geography 3 year Honours program syllabus:

Calcutta University Geography 3 year Honours program syllabus






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Re: Syllabus Of Geography Honours In Calcutta University

Can you provide me the syllabus of Undergraduate Course - Geography Honours Program offered by University of Calcutta as I want to check it before taking admission in it?
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Re: Syllabus Of Geography Honours In Calcutta University

The syllabus of Undergraduate Course - Geography Honours Program offered by University of Calcutta is as follows:


GEO-A-CC-1-01-TH – Geotectonics and Geomorphology


Unit I: Geotectonics

1. Earth’s tectonic and structural evolution with reference to geological time scale [3]

2. Earth’s interior with special reference to seismology. Isostasy: Models of Airy, Pratt and
their applicability [3]

3. Plate Tectonics as a unified theory of global tectonics: Processes and landforms at plate
margins and hotspots [10]

4. Folds and Faults—origin and types. [4]


Unit II: Geomorphology


5. Degradational processes: Weathering, mass wasting and resultant landforms [5]

6. Processes of entrainment, transportation and deposition by different geomorphic
agents. Role of humans in landform development [4]

7. Development of river network and landforms on uniclinal and folded structures. Surface
expression of faults. [6]

8. Development of river network and landforms on granites, basalts and limestones [5]

9. Coastal processes and landforms [4]

10. Glacial and glacio-fluvial processes and landforms [4]

11. Aeolian and fluvio-aeolian processes and landforms [4]

12. Role of time and systems approach in geomorphology. Models on landscape evolution:
Views of Davis, Penck, King and Hack [8]


References

BOOKS:
Billings, M.P. 1971. Structural Geology, Pearson.
Frisch, W., Meschede, M., Blakey, R.C. 2011. Plate Tectonics: Continental Drift and Mountain Building.
Springer.
Goudie, A.S. (Ed) 2004. Encyclopaedia of Geomorphology, vol. 1 & 2, Routledge.
Gregory, K.J., Lewin, J. 2014. The Basics of Geomorphology: Key Concepts, Sage.
Harvey, A. 2012. Introducing Geomorphology: A Guide to Landforms and Processes, Dunedin
Academic Press.
Kale, V.S., Gupta, A. 2001. Introduction to Geomorphology, Orient Longman.
Kearey, P., Klepeis, K.A., Vine, F.J. 2011. Global Tectonics, 3rd ed, Wiley-India.
Knighton, A.D. 1984. Fluvial Forms and Processes, Edward Arnold.
Selby, M.J. 1986. Earth’s Changing Surface, Oxford University Press.
Strahler, A. 2016. Introducing Physical Geography, 6th ed, Wiley.



Syllabus Undergraduate Course - Geography Honours University of Calcutta





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