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  1. Rayat Shikshan Sanstha’sRajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu College, KolhapurDepartment of GeographyCourse: 3129- BA(CBCS) Pattern-Semester Course Part:- B. A. (CBCS) Part I Semester I Paper : 71240 Geography I- Physical GeographyDSC- B-10Marks 50 Credits 4

  2. Module I - Introduction to Physical Geography Meaning and definition of geography:- “ a writing about the Earth” “ Geography is primarily concerned to provide an accurate, orderly and systematic description and explanation of variable characteristics on the surface of the Earth.” Physical geography (Natural elements) Branches of geography Human geography (Man-made elements)

  3. Branches of Physical Geography 1) Geomorphology 2) Geology 3) Minerology 4) Pedology ( Soil Geography) 5) Hydrology 6) Oceanography 7) Climatology 8) Meteorology 9) Astronomy 10) Bio-Geography

  4. Scope of Physical Geography Lithosphere Biosphere Atmosphere Hydrosphere Physical Geography

  5. Importance of Physical Geography

  6. Module II Atmosphere • Meaning- “the envelope of gases surrounding the earth” • Composition- 1} Different gases and their proportion 2} Water Vapor 3} Dust Particles

  7. Structure of Atmosphere

  8. Structure of Atmosphere

  9. Factors affecting on Insolation Definition:- “The radiant energy received from the sun, transmitted in a form of electromagnetic waves and travelling at the rate of 3 lakh Km per second is called as Insolation” Factors affecting on Insolation:- 1) Angle of Sun rays 2) Duration of Day & Night 3) The distance between Earth & Sun 4) Nature of land 5) Type & colour of soil 6) Vegetation cover 7) Differential characteristics of land & water 8) Atmospheric processes: a}Absorption b} Reflection c} Scattering

  10. Distribution of Temperature

  11. Factors affecting on Atmospheric Pressure

  12. Pressure Belts

  13. Planetary Winds

  14. Thank You