How To Get 2018 Neco Geography Answers
An equinox is a day when the sun is in its zenith over the Equator, and the Earth experiences days and nights of generally equal length.
(1)The Intermontane plateau: is when a plateau is surrounded by mountains on all sides, it is refers to an Intermontane plateau. Some examples of the Intermontane plateau include the Tibetan plateau and the Bolivian plateaus.
(2)The Piedmont plateau: a Piedmont plateau is located close to a mountain on one side. Some good examples of
Piedmont plateaus are the Malwa plateau in India, the Patagonian plateau in Argentina and the Piedmont plateau in America.
(3)The Continental plateaus- when a plateau is surrounded by oceans or plains, it is refers to as continental plateau. Examples of continental plateaus include the plateaus of Western Australia and Africa.
(4)Dissected plateaus : These plateau are highly eroded plateaus cut by rivers and broken by deep narrow valleys.
1. Plateaus are very important to man because they are rich in mineral deposits as a result of these mineral deposits, many of the mining areas in the world are located where there are plateaus.
2. Plateaus are very good sources of minerals such as Iron, copper, gold, diamonds, Manganese, coal, etc.
3. Areas that have plateau also have waterfalls as river falls from a great height of the plateau
4. Although plateaus are not very good for agricultural activities due to hard rock formation, hence, agricultural activities can be carried out at the base of the plateau where lava soils have deposited.
i)Cuspate – the land around the mouth of the river juts out arrow-like into the sea.
The Ebro Delta
ii)Bird’s foot – the river splits on the way to the sea, each part of the river juts out into the sea, rather like a bird’s foot.
The Mississippi Delta
i)The river must have large load. This will be possible if there is active erosion in the upper and middle stages.
ii)There should not be extensive deposition in the middle stage eg presence of lake in between or high evaporation rate
iii)The river’s load must be deposited faster than it can be removed by the action of currents and tides.
7a)Environmental hazard can be referred to as any natural or human induced which poses a serious danger or risk to the lives and properties of people in their environment. In other words, environmental hazard are disasters caused by nature Or man which poses serious danger or risk to lives and properties of people in their environment
7b) volcanic eruptions
7c) causes of desert encroachment
7d) by enforcement of law