Geography: How to Solve Topographical Maps: Full Course (Notes Part 2)


On a reader’s request, here is a website (http://icsehelp-resources.blogspot.in) written by Saurav Krishnan, which perfectly gives the basics to solving a topography map. Β It also has solved questions and answers regarding topography. Please go through it! You will definitely find it easier to solve a toposheet after reading the following posts:

Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Maps

Chapter 2-Profiles Of Survey Maps 45/D7 and 45/D10

Chapter 3- Interpretation of Topographical Maps

Interpreting Toposheets

Interpreting Toposheets -2

Revision -Important Toposheet definitions

Indian Topographic Maps (out of syllabus)

Some Common Questions Based On Toposheets

I apologize to the reader who requested this for taking so long. I hope you find this useful! Thank you for your patience and keep visiting!πŸ™‚

30 thoughts on “Geography: How to Solve Topographical Maps: Full Course (Notes Part 2)

  1. siddhartha says:

    SID,
    THANKS A LOT SIRπŸ™‚
    TODAY WAS ENGLISH 2 PAPER N IT GOT WELL…….PLZ SEND TIPS AND NOTES FOR PREPARING MATHEMATICS AS I AM A LOT AFRAID ABOUT IT PLZ HELP! MATHS IS IN MY FAMILY’S BLOOD BT M ALYZ AFRAID FRM 2 YRS I GET BAD MARKS……. HOW CAN I GET /SCORE TOP MARKS IN MATHS PLZ HELP ME SIR….I HV A LOT OF PRESSURE……BHAIYA! PLZπŸ™‚πŸ˜₯

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    • ICSE Helper says:

      Siddhartha,

      First off, please don’t call me ‘sir’.πŸ˜›
      I’m glad that this blog could help you and it’s good to know that your English paper went well.πŸ™‚
      I will definitely post last-minute tips before every exam and there is absolutely no need for you to worry about your Math exam. If you have been practicing throughout the year, you will score well. Keep on practicing math and make sure you remember all the formulae. Stay strong and don’t give up! Good luck for your exams!πŸ™‚

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  2. saurav krishnan says:

    Hi there …am the admin of the site u have referred here ..Being myself a student…… i knew to what lengths one will go to study these topsheets.. thats y i collected all the info from various sources from which i studied an statred a blog an u r blog will also be a huge encouragment to others …….. but i do hope that u would give due credits to the orginal holders of these projectsπŸ™‚

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    • ICSE Helper says:

      Saurav,

      I am really sorry if I have hurt you by not mentioning the name of the website. I was not aware who wrote the blog and hence gave a direct link to the website instead. Now that I know who you are though, I will definitely include your name in the above post and give due credit. Thank you for your generous feedback and the hard work that you did in writing these informative notes! Much appreciated.πŸ™‚

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    • ICSE Helper says:

      Hi there!

      Thank you for visiting! We’re glad you found these notes useful. Credits go to the author who put in his hard work to compile these notes. All the same, we are delighted to hear that you are studying by yourself and that we could play a small part in helping you solve your doubts.

      Keep visiting! Good luck.πŸ™‚

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  3. Utkarsh says:

    Hi sir I am a student of class 10 th this year I will give my board exams I have completed all the chapters but I still feel under prepare now what to do there is still one month left.

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    • ICSE Helper says:

      Utkarsh,

      Hi there! First off, please don’t call me “sir.”πŸ™‚

      As for your preparation, I’m assuming you are referring to all subjects. Now that you have completed the entire syllabus, start going through past years’ question papers. I would recommend that you solve only papers of subjects such as Mathematics and for the rest, especially theory papers, merely going through the questions and then answering them in your mind will be enough.
      However, if you feel that you require writing practice and if you need to improve your time management while writing exams, then I would recommend that you set a time limit and write past years’ question papers as if you were writing your actual final exam.

      Another thing I would suggest is for you to revise:

      * grammar (especially in Hindi or other regional languages, if you have opted for the same)
      * Math formulae (if you haven’t made a list of your own, you may refer to them as given here: https://icsehelpline101.wordpress.com/2013/05/13/mathematics-important-formulae-and-points-to-note/)
      * important equations in Chemistry
      * important formulae in Physics
      * names of authors/poets in English
      * important diagrams in Biology
      (you may refer to them here: https://icsehelpline101.wordpress.com/2014/04/28/biology-important-diagrams-from-all-chapters/)
      * important dates in History and Civics
      (you can find a list for the same here: https://icsehelpline101.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/history-important-dates-notes/)
      * maps of India
      (as given here: https://icsehelpline101.wordpress.com/2013/06/16/geography-solved-maps-of-india-diagrams/comment-page-1/#comment-2030)
      * important questions in topography
      (you will find various posts on the same if you search for “topography” in the Search bar on the right and bottom right of the blog page)
      * important “Name the Following” questions in Geography
      (for example, places where certain mineral ores are found: https://icsehelpline101.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/geography-minerals-of-india-notes/)

      By going through the above intricacies in every subject, you will be able to brush up your preparation and make sure you haven’t left out anything. This is of course, keeping in mind that you have already prepared the overall concepts of each chapter. Also, besides going through questions papers, you can check out the Pupils’ Analysis PDFs given on the CISCE website, which offer suggested answers for the previous year’s exam papers.

      Hope this helped! If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

      Thanks for stopping by! Keep visiting.πŸ™‚

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    • ICSE Helper says:

      Karan,

      Hi there! Thanks for stopping by.

      We’re glad you found this blog useful.πŸ™‚ Do spread the word among fellow students who may need a helping hand!

      Thanks again, and stay connected.πŸ™‚

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  4. tania kheria says:

    Just great….ur notes r really really nice….i wish i had studied fr my icse…but unfortuntly its over….i was searching somethng which would help my sister in topography nd finally i found this..she will be much guided by this..thanku..πŸ˜‚πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

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    • ICSE Helper says:

      Tania,

      Hi there! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this wonderful comment! It made our day. πŸ˜„ Though, we are sad that you didn’t find us in time for your own exams! However, we hope our blog helps your sister.

      Thank you, once again. Much appreciated!

      Keep visiting. πŸ˜ƒ

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  5. Shaarika says:

    this is truly magical……. now i find topography easy nd interesting
    thank u so much …….if it isnt much of a problem, can u pls recommend some gud reference books for 10…. once again thank you

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