Saturday, January 22, 2011

toposheet-answers

a) What is the meaning of the following: [2]
i. PO in grid square 1923
PO in grid square 1923 is Post Office

ii. DB in grid square 1615.
DB in grid square 1615 means Dak Bunglow.

ii. Brackish in grid square 1915.
Brackish in grid square 1915 means water us salty and not fit for drinking. In dry regions, due
to extreme heat excessive evaporation occurs leaving high mineral content in the water.

b) Give the six figure grid reference of the following: [2]
i. Dispensary at Sirori.
The six figure grid reference of the Dispensary at Sirori is 201232.

ii. PO between Wahan and Sirori

c) Differentiate the settlement pattern between grid square 1920 and 1716. [2]
The settlement pattern in grid square 1920 is compact and nucleated while the settlement
pattern in grid square 1716 is dispersed and scattered.
d) State two important sources of irrigation in this region. What do you think is the occupation of the people in this region? [2]
The two important sources of irrigation in this region are well and canal.
The main occupation of the people seems to be agriculture due to the presence of wells and
extensive yellow flat lands.

e) What kind of roads connect [2]
i. Pamera with Gulabganj
Pamera is connected with Gulabganj with cart track

ii. Gulabganj with Sirori
Gulabganj is connected with Sirori with metalled road

f) Give two man-made features in grid square 1622. [2]
The two man-made features in grid square 1622 are well, post office and huts.

g) Give directions of the following: [2]
i. Settlement Tokra (2221) from Gulabganj (1920)
The direction of Settlement Tokra (2221) from Gulabganj (1920) is East-north-east.
ii. Spot height 280 (1516) from spot height 278 (1717)
The direction of Spot height 280 (1516) from spot height 278 (1717) is south-west.

h) Differentiate the drainage pattern between grid square 2118 and grid square 1523. [2]

i) Give two physical features shown in grid square 2116. and two man made features in grid square 1622 [2]
The two physical features shown in grid square 2116 are forest, trees and streams.
j) State the area in square km of the region enclosed by Eastings 20 and 21, Northings 19 and 23. [2]
The scale of the map is given, 2cm = 1km.
On the map each grid square measure 2cm.

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