Fold mountains

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions About Physical Geography

In this article, get the 10 most important questions on the subject of the mountains of India of Indian geography. Candidates for the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021 exams can solve these questions to test their knowledge of this geography topic. The Himalayas are the young folded mountains. It is the highest mountain range in […]

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How and why do volcanoes erupt?

This week has seen two major volcanic eruptions, so now is the perfect time to try to understand why these spectacular events are happening. Dr Siobhán Power of Geological Survey of Ireland answers a few questions, but let’s catch up with the news first … Earlier in the week, Etna in Italy exploded. Read the […]

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Volcanoes Watching: The Five Volcanoes That Could Erupt As Merapi Explodes In A Fiery Eruption | Sciences | New

Indonesia’s most active volcano, Mount Merapi, erupted just two weeks ago, causing a spectacular red river of lava and scorching clouds of gas flowing 9,850 feet (3 km) along. its slopes. Although no casualties were reported, the sounds of the explosive eruption were audible 18 miles (30 km) away – serving as a timely reminder […]