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List of Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounders

Shakeel Anwar05-JUN-2018 15:54
List of Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounders

Geography is the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth. The concepts of geography allow us to explore the relationships and connections between people as well natural and cultural environment. It provides a framework that geographers use to interpret and represent information about the world. The development of understanding of these concepts will allow us to participate as critical, active, informed and responsible citizens.

Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounder

Geographer (Propounder)

Principle/Concept

Georges Lemaitre

Big Bang Theory 

Stephen Hawking 

Super String theory 

Lowthian Green  

Tetrahedral Theory 

Davis 

Geomorphic Cycle 

Penck 

Tripen concept 

L. C. King 

Pediplanation Cycle 

Louis Agasses 

Glaciated Relief Cycle 

Peltier  

Periglacial Cycle 

J. Cvijic 

Karst Topography Cycle 

James Hall & Dana 

Theory of Geosynclines 

Harry Hess 

Sea-Floor Spreading 

Wegener 

Continental Drift Theory 

Tujo-Wilson 

The term 'Plate Tectonics

Harry Hess 

Theory of Plate Tectonics 

Daly 

Glacier Control Theory 

Darwin 

Subsidence Theory 

Airy & Whewell 

Progressive Wave Theory  

R.A. Harris 

Stationary Wave Theory 

Koeppen 

Classification of Climates 

Clement 

Single Climate Theory 

A.G. Tansley 

Multiple Climate Theory 

Bjerlcnes 

Polar Front Theory 

V.V. Dokachayev 

The First Soil Scientist 

Haeckel 

The term 'Ecology'  

A.G. Tansley 

The term 'Ecosystem'  

GK. Zipf 

Rank Size Rule 

Geddes 

Concept of Conurbation  

Davide Gadren and Stefan Berteau

The term `Megalopolis' 

E W Burgess

Concentric Model of Internal   & Structure of cities

Hartshorne

Regional Disparities  

Fryadman

Concept of Core-Periphery

Parroux

Concept of ‘Growth-Poles’

J.C. Weaver

Crop-Combination Analysis

Whittlesey

Regionalisation of Agriculture Land  

Weber  

Concept of Isodopanes"  

Weber

Locational Triangle

Losch

Theory of Maximum Revenue

Frater and Hotling  

Theory of Competition

Meadows

Limit to Growth

Jelen  

The term `Geo-Politics'

Herbert Spencer  

Survival of the Fittest  

Darwin

Natural Selection

Ratzel

Social Darwinism

Humboldt & Ritter  

Determinism

L. Febvre  

The term Possiblism'

Vidal-de-La-Blache  

Father of Possiblism

Ratzel  

Environmental Determinism

Griffith Taylor  

`Stop and Go' Determinism

Brunhes

Activism 

Gulke

Idealism

David Harvey & Peat

Radicalism

Auguste Comte   

Positivism

Kirk and Ye Fu Tuan

Humanism

Parson

Universalism

I Burten  

Quantitative Revolution

Kirke and Valpert  

Behavioural Revolution 

Hutton

Present is the Key to Past

Haggett and Chorley  

Father of the Models concept

Above the list of famous geographical principles or concepts are integral to the development of geographical understanding to the reader to think geographically.

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