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Geography Differences List

Geography is the study of places and the relation of people with their environment. It can be categorized into two different types: Physical Geography and Human Geography.

Physical Geography:

Physical Geography is the branch of geography that deals with the study of the natural features and phenomenon on the Earth such as Earth's seasons, climate, atmosphere, soil, landforms and oceans. It is further subdivided into various branches such as:

  • Geomorphology
  • Glaciology
  • Oceanography
  • Hydrology
  • Pedology
  • Biogeography
  • Paleogeography
  • Climatology
  • Meterology
  • Coastal Geography etc

Human Geography:

Human geography is the branch of geography that can be defined as the study of people's communities, cultures, economics and their interaction with their environment, i.e. How human society is influenced by their environment or Earth's surface and how human activities affect their environment or planet Earth. It is further divided into various branches such as:

  • Population Geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Health Geography
  • Developmental Geography
  • Settlement Geography
  • Animal Geography

A list of Geography Differences is given below:-

  1. Asteroid vs Comet
  2. Bay vs Gulf
  3. Biome vs Ecosystem
  4. Coal vs Charcoal
  5. Dam vs Reservoir
  6. Delta vs Estuary
  7. Desert Plants vs Rainforest Plants
  8. Earthquake vs Volcano
  9. Eastern Coast of India vs Western Coast of India
  10. Forest vs Jungle
  11. Glacier vs Iceberg
  12. Himalayan rivers vs peninsular rivers
  13. Hot Desert vs Cold Desert
  14. Intensive Farming vs Extensive Farming
  15. Island vs Peninsula
  16. Isthmus vs Peninsula
  17. Kharif Crops vs Rabi Crops
  18. Longitude vs Latitude
  19. Mixed cropping vs intercropping
  20. North Pole vs South Pole
  21. River vs Lake
  22. Sand vs Soil
  23. Sea vs Ocean
  24. Sun vs Moon
  25. Tundra vs Desert
  26. Volcanic Rocks vs Plutonic Rocks
  27. Wildlife Sanctuary vs National Park

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