1. Prologue
  2. G10/P8: World Geography- New Zealand
  3. G10/P9: World Geography: Europe
  4. G10/P10: World Geography- North America (USA,Canada)
  5. G10/P11: World Geography- South America


  • On 12th June 2015, Ms.RAjtanil finished her geography course with last part i.e. World geography- New Zealand, Europe, North America and South America
  • 2:30 hours session, split in four parts.
  • PowerPoint of the lecture, available at mediafire.com/folder/2bb433i58hp2v/General_Studies_Mrunal
  • Medium of instruction- Hindi.
  • English version not possible for the moment, because faculties are required to teach at this batch, in Hindi/Gujarati only. Besides, same content is available in English in the powerpoints.
  • This concludes her Geography lecture series before UPSC prelims.

G10/P8: World Geography- New Zealand- physiography, climate, economy

World Geography Newzealand

  1. Physical geography of New Zealand
  2. Lake Taupo
  3. Formation of caldera lakes
  4. Climate of New Zealand
  5. Important region of New Zealand
  6. Taranki plain of NZ
  7. Canterbury plain of NZ
  8. Important cities of NZ and their facts

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/BYpJRUXvzMU

G10/P9: World Geography: Europe – physiography, Drainage, Climate, Resource distribution

World Geography Europe

  1. Physical geography of Europe
  2. Water bodies around Europe
  3. Mediterranean sea- Islands and water bodies
  4. Black sea- water bodies
  5. Rivers of Europe 3 divisions: (1) those flowing to Mediterranean sea (2) to Atlantic ocean (3) to Black sea
  6. Rivers of Iberian peninsula, France
  7. Important river – Danube, Po, Rhine- and Ruhr coal region
  8. Cities of Europe on rivers
  9. Climate of Europe
  10. Effects of North Atlantic drift current on climate of Europe
  11. Agriculture on Europe: Viticulture, Dairy farming, milk-quota and its impact on India dairy industry.
  12. Coal resources of Europe: Germany, France, UK
  13. Petroleum reserve, Brent Crude oil in Europe
  14. Diamond trading in Belgium
  15. Benelux countries
  16. Northern Europe: Scandinavian countries, Nordic countries
  17. Nordic countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland and their features
  18. important Manufacturing and industrial centres of Europe, Germany and UK

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/Z8Xivh85z6I

G10/P10: World Geography- North America (USA,Canada): Physiography, Climate, Economy, resources

World Geography USA Canada

  1. Physical geography of North America
  2. USA: Physical geography
  3. Alaska and Hawaii
  4. Mountains of USA: Appalachians, Western mountains and their resources
  5. Western cordillera and its Geology
  6. O-C plate collision of ancient time
  7. O-C plate transverse boundary
  8. O-C plate collision of recent time
  9. Hot spot volcanism
  10. Rivers of USA:
  11. Columbia – snake river, Colorado river,
  12. Mississippi- Missouri river, Hudson river
  13. New York: New Jersey and Hudson river
  14. Great lakes of USA- their importance in Economy
  15. Deserts of USA
  16. Political map of USA
  17. Climatic regions of USA: Mediterranean climate, British climate, Prairie climate, Gulf type climate, Laurentian type climate
  18. Agriculture belts in USA: Corn belt, Animal rearing, Cotton belt, Wheat belt
  19. Mineral resources distribution in USA:  Iron Ore, Copper from Gulf of Mexico to Alaska
  20. Energy resources distribution in USA: Uranium, Petroleum, Shale gas,
  21. USA petroleum production: effects to India
  22. Industrial regions of USA: North-west region, California, South east region, North east region, Great lakes region
  23. Canada: Political map
  24. Physiography: Canadian shield, Laurentian plateau
  25. Rivers and Lakes of Canada
  26. Climatic regions of Canada
  27. Agriculture in Canada
  28. Lumbering in Canada and Types of wood
  29. Mineral wealth of Canada: Uranium reserve, Nickel reserve and Shale gas
  30. Industrial centres of Canada and Great lakes region

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/E1h7LSExvak

G10/P11: World Geography- South America-Physiography, Climate, Economy, resources

World Geography South America

  1. Political map of South America and Map related questions
  2. Physical geography of South America: Northern cordillera, Bolivian plateau,
  3. Highlands of north
  4. Vegetation types of north: Llanos and selvas
  5. Sertao, Catinga and campos
  6. Parana region
  7. Gran Chaco and Entre Rios
  8. Pampas and Patagonia
  9. Rivers of North America: Amazon river, Parana river, Uruguay river
  10. Climatic regions of South America
  11. Agriculture regions of South America: equatorial crops, tropical crops,pampas, Mediterranean, Livestock rearing
  12. Petroleum and Copper reserve in South America
  13. Industrial centres of South America

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/f6vIG-S4XjU

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