30 Useful Questions on Aeolian Landforms for UPSC/PSC/SSC Exams

In this section, we will cover 30 Useful Questions on Aeolian Landforms for UPSC /PSC/SSC Exams. Aeolian Landforms are landforms which are created by air or wind activity. It could be either depositional or erosional Landforms. Depositional Landforms mainly includes Dunes, Ripple Marks, Loess, Desert Pavement, Desert Vanish etc. Similarly, Erosional Landforms includes Ventifacts, Deflation … Read more

Soil and Its Types: Alluvium, Black, Red and Yellow, Laterite, Arid, Saline, Peaty and Mountain Soils

In this tutorial, I will take you through Soil and Its different types – Alluvium, Black, Red and Yellow, Laterite, Arid, Saline, Peaty and Mountain Soils. Out of all, alluvium soil is the most fertile soil located in the Indo-Gangetic Plain of India which covers around 15 lakh sq. km of the total area. Thus … Read more

Desert and Its Types: Hot Desert, Cold Desert, Semi-Arid Desert and Coastal Desert

In this tutorial, we will go through desert and its different types: Hot Desert, Cold Desert, Semi-Arid Desert and Coastal Desert. Deserts are usually the regions with less precipitation. All of the major deserts you will see is between 15° and 30° north and south of the equator because of the characteristics of the atmospheric … Read more

Aeolian Erosional Landforms: Deflation, Mushroom, Zeugen, Yardangs, Mesas, Buttes

In this session, we are going to look into different Aeolian Erosional Landforms. Aeolian processes creates various shapes through both erosion and deposition of Sediments. Here we will only look at the landforms that gets created by the aeolian Erosion processes. What are Aeolian Landforms Landforms which are created by the actions of Winds are … Read more