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Class 12th English Journey to The End of The Earth NCERT Solutions

Question:

The world's geological history is trapped in Antarctica. How is the study of this region useful to us?

Solution:

Antarctic is totally a mysterious place which can revel past, present and future of our planet. As it was the part of southern supercontinent, Gondawana. Breaking of this mass land gave shape to the earth, it have today. Antarctica act as a mirrior to our activities, due to increase in global warming by us the Glacieres in Antarctica starts melting, due to pollution ozone layer starts deplating. The thick Layers of ice have half a million years old carbon records trapped in it, study of these will revel the past and possible future of the planet.

Other questions of same chapter
  1. What are Geoff Green's reasons for including high school students in the Students on ice expendition?
  2. Take care of the small things and the big things will take care of themselves. What is the relevance of this statement in the context of the Antarctic environment?
  3. Why is Antarctica the place to go, to understand the earth's present, past and the future?