Dhanushkodi: A Disaster that Wiped out India’s Geography

The remnants of Dhanushkodi, located at the southern tip of the island of Rameswaram on the eastern coast of India in Tamil Nadu, are about 29 km (18 miles) west of Talaimannar in Sri Lanka. The Dhanushkodi railway line, running from Pamban Station, and much of the small town were destroyed in the 1964 cyclone. […]

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Earth Balance | Isostasy or Gravitational Equilibrium

Isostasy (Greek, isos: equal, stasis: standstill) in earth science is used as a concept of the gravitational equilibrium that explains the balance of topographical undulations on the Earth’s surface. The need to achieve natural balance or isostasy takes place on Earth wherever a large amount of weight is present. This weight might be due to […]

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