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17th November 2015, 12:58 PM
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Re: Vidyasagar University Msc geography syllabus

As you need the syllabus of Msc Geography course of the Vidyasagar University so here I am providing you this

PAPER GEO-101: GEOTECTONICS AND GEOMORPHOLOGY
(Marks 50)
Unit-1: GEOTECTONICS
Full Marks- 25(End term Examination- 20 and Internal Assessment- 5)
Pattern of setting questions: Group- A(Long Answer Type): Two questions, each of 8 marks(without
division), will be set for answering any one. Group- B(Semi-long Answer Type): Four questions, each of 4
marks(without division), will be set for answering any two. Group- C(Short Answer Type): Four
questions, each of 2 marks(without division), will be set for answering any two.
1.1 Origin and evolution of Universe with special reference to Stellar evolution.
1.2 Relative and absolute dating: principles and techniques.
1.3 Origin of earth’s magnetic field, paleomagnetism, geomagnetic polarity reversal and
paleomagnetic timescale, paleomagnetic polar wandering curves and reconstruction of plate
tectonic motions.
1.4 Mechanism of plate dynamics. Application of plate tectonic theory in explaining orogenesis,
volcanism, earthquake.
1.5 Neo-tectonics and its worldwide evidences.

Unit-2: GEOMORPHOLOGY
Full Marks- 25(End term Examination- 20 and Internal Assessment- 5)
Pattern of setting questions: Group- A(Long Answer Type): Two questions, each of 8 marks(without
division), will be set for answering any one. Group- B(Semi-long Answer Type): Four questions, each of 4
marks(without division), will be set for answering any two. Group- C(Short Answer Type): Four
questions, each of 2 marks(without division), will be set for answering any two.
2.1 Concepts in geomorphology: historical and functional approaches, uniformitarianism and
catastrophism, base level, grade and profile of equilibrium.
2.2 Weathering: factors, processes and landforms. Mass wasting: safety factor, and resultant
landforms.
2.3 Slope Evolution: process-form relationship onslope elements, theories of Wood, Davis,
Penck, King, Young and Savigear. Dynamic metastability in slope evolution.
2.4 Fluvial processes and forms: threshold energy for entrainment and transport, channel form
and patterns, flood plains, alluvial fan, terraces and delta.
2.5 Applied geomorphology in planning, hydrologyand economic geology. Geomorphology in
hazard Management (flood, landslide and subsidence).

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