AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO EKITI
COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMANT SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT
TEM 104: THE EARTH SURFACE
COURSE OUTLINE SECOND SEMESTER (2016/2017) SESSION
1 Definition of Geography
2 The Solar System
• The Planet Earth as Part of Solar System
• The Size of The Earth
• The Proof of Earth Sphericity
• The Earth Movement and Their Effects
3 The Earth Crust
• The Composition of The Earth Crust
4 The Rock of The Earth
• Types of Rocks
• Socioeconomic Importance of Rock
5 Major Landforms of The World
• Types of Landforms
• Characteristics of Landforms
• Internal Processes of Landform Development
• Composition of Soil
• Types of Soil
• Importance of Soil
7 Water Bodies
• Types of Water Bodies
• Importance of Water to Human Existence
Agboola, Olugbenga Mayowa
B316/317 Room 02, College of SMS
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Abegunde M.A., K.A. Adegoke, G. Onwumere, and A. Dahiru (2001). The Senior Secondary Geography 1; Revised Edition, Longman Publisher, Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
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Areola O., K. Ahmed, O. Irueghe, B. O. Adeleke, G. C. Leong (2002). Certificate Physical and Human Geography; Published by University Press Plc, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Ghanshyam Das (2009). Hydrology and soil Conservation Engineering, Second Edition, Phi Learning Private Limited, New Delhi, India.
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Monkhouse F.J. (1975). Principles of Physical Geography, Hodder and Stoughton Educational, London.
Peter Olufemi S. Ajayi (2003): Comprehensive Geography for Senior Secondary Schools, Revised Edition A. Johnson Publisher Ltd., Surulre, Lagos Nigeria.
Richard G. Boehm (1995). World Geography: A Physical and Cultural Approach, Student Edition McGraw-Hill, Publisher New York.
Robert W. Christopherson (2006). Gateway to Geography, Fifth Edition for the University of Calgary, Pearson Publisher, Prentice Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada