Certificate Physical and human geography by GC Leong [Paperback] Goh Cheng Leong
The book is divided into two main sections. The first one deals with physical geography, where in-depth information about existing landmasses, oceans, types of winds, rivers, glaciation, mountain types, groundwater, rainfall, and its global patterns and such existing natural phenomena is presented in a well-illustrated manner that makes reading a pleasure. It also has information on Earth™s crust and the various natural forces present in our world. There is a detailed section on earthquakes and volcanoes too.
The second section details the existing global climatic zones of Savanna, Steppe, Mediterranean, Equatorial, and Tropical Monsoon Climate. Aspects of Human Geography spread over these varied climatic zones, the types of agriculture practiced, the urban centers, mineral wealth, and the developed industrial belts have also been included.
At the end of each topic, a set of relevant questions have been put for practice and making a self-analysis about having obtained clarity of the subject presented.
The book is considered very helpful by aspirants appearing for the preliminary examination of Civil Services and other prestigious competitive examinations that test general knowledge, which includes knowledge about geography.
Certificate Physical and Human Geography was first published in 1984 and has been popular ever since.
About the Author, Professor Goh Cheng Leong is a well-known Geographer who has written many books on the subject.