Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent)
2) Discuss the key features of glacial landforms? Also, explain their significance and threats glaciers are facing.(250 words)
Why this question:
Glaciers exist in the areas where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation over a long period of time. The question aims to ascertain the key features of such landforms and the threats they are facing.
Key demand of the question:
The question is straight forward; explain the key features and the threats faced by the glaciers.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Define glacial landforms in brief.
Explain the key features of the glacial landforms with suitable diagrams where ever necessary.
Discuss their significance of the glaciers with respect to the resources they offer.
Explain the challenges they face and what needs to be done to overcoe such threats.
Conclude with way forward.