Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.
1) Discuss the landforms of wind erosion in general while explaining the salient features of Ayers Rock with special focus.(250 words)
Why this question:
From October 26, 2019, climbing Uluru, Australia’s famous desert rock, considered sacred by the local Anangu people, has been banned.
Key demand of the question:
The question is straightforward and aims to discuss Aeolian landforms in detail with special focus on Ayers rock as an example.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
In short define what Aeolian landforms are.
Explain the salient features of landforms created by wind.
Discuss separately with diagrams different landforms such as pedeplain, deflated hollows, Mushroom tables etc.
Discuss specifically the features of Ayer’s rock and its significance.
Conclude with significance of wind driven landform formations in physiography.