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Daily Current Affairs 27th December 2018 GK GS Bulletins

Daily GK GS Current Affairs Thursday, 27th December 2018  1. Coast Guard deploys hovercraft for enhanced security in Sir Creek with Pakistan 2. UIDAI: Aadhaar not required for school admissions 3. Reserve Bank of India ...

About Indonesia's Tsunami Volcano: Details, Origin, Cause, Impact

About Indonesia's Tsunami Volcano: Details, Origin, Cause, Impact A tsunami following a volcanic eruption hits the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands of Indonesia without any early warning causing heavy damage to the holiday ...

Europe Most Active Mount Etna Volcano Erupts Causing Quake's in Italy

Europe Most Active Mount Etna Volcano Erupts Causing Quake's in Italy: Details, Highlights Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupted on 24th December 2018 resulting in more than 130 earthquakes of up to ...

Ring of Fire: Definition, Causes, Number of Volcanoes, Location, Map, Facts

What is the 'Ring of Fire'? Why is it called the 'Ring of Fire'? What causes the 'ring of fire'? Introduction, Facts, & Details   Ring of Fire is a vast volcanic and seismic ...

Volcanism: Andesitic, Basaltic Lava – Geyser,Spring, Definition, Facts, Details

Andesitic and Basaltic Lavas, Physical properties, Facts, and details Andesitic      These lavas are highly viscous with a high melting point. They are light-colored, of low density, and have a high percentage of silica. They flow slowly and ...

Hotspot volcanism: Hawaiian Hotspot Introduction, Location, Theory, Geographical fact

What is Hotspot volcanism? Introduction of the Hawaiian Hotspot, geographical features, and historical facts The Hawaii hotspot is a volcanic hotspot located near the namesake Hawaiian Islands, in the northern Pacific Ocean. While most volcanoes are created ...

The theory of Isostasy: critical analysis, procedure, features of isostasy, details

The concept of Isostasy and balance of the earth   1- The term “Isostasy” is derived from “Isostasios”, a word of Greek language meaning the state of being in balance.  2-    The center of ...

Polycyclic Landforms: formation, types, mechanism, features, geographical benefits

Polycyclic landform, formation, mechanism, features, and benefits A landform that shows the repeated influence of one or more major geomorphic processes over geological time. Major geomorphic processes are weathering erosion, deposition, and massive Earth movements ...

Geology: Theory of Isostasy, gravitational equilibrium, tectonic events

Isostasy: gravitational equilibrium stage of earth's surface and tectonic movements The word isostasy, derived from a German word Isostasios (meaning thereby ‘in equipoise’), was first proposed by American geologist Dutton in 1859 to express his view ...

Volcano definition, states, and their types

Volcano formation, states, and types A volcano is a conical hill or mountain formed by material from the mantle being forced through an opening or vent in the Earth's crust. Volcanoes are ...

Geo-morphology: Vulcanism & Diastrophism, formation, procedure, landforms, details

Volcanic and Diastrophic forces on the earth's surface and formation of various landforms  Vulcanism and diastrophism are two endogenic processes of geomorphology. Diastrophism covers the movement of solid (plastic) crust material, as opposed ...

Satyarup Siddhanta became 2nd Indian to scale world's highest volcano

Satyarup Siddhanta became 2nd Indian to scale world's highest volcano 'Mt Ojos del Salado'- Details Satyarup Siddhanta has become the 2nd Indian mountaineer after Malli Mastan Babu to scale Mt Ojos ...

Dangerous Volcano of Italy Campi Flegrei becomes Active

Campi Flegrei Volcano of Italy becomes active reaching Crirical Digastic Pressure The most dangerous Volcano of Italy which was cool from thousands of years starts active from now. Now the volcano is ...