Indian Geography

Indian Geography Part 5 – THE HIMALAYAS AND OTHER PENINSULAR MOUNTAINS

(iv)  The Arunachal Himalayas These extend from the east of the Bhutan Himalayas up to the Diphu pass in the east. The general direction of the mountain range is from southwest to northeast. Some of the important mountain peaks of the region are Kangtu and Namcha Barwa. These ranges are dissected by fast-flowing rivers from …

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Indian Geography Part 4 – Himachal and Uttaranchal Himalayas

(ii) Himachal and Uttaranchal Himalayas Figure Himalayan Mountain Complex: Cross-Sectional View from South to North Great Himalaya or Himadri Northernmost range is known as the Great or Inner Himalayas or the ‘Himadri’. ‘Himadri’. It is the most continuous range consisting of the loftiest peaks with an average height of 6,000 meters. The folds of Great …

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Physio-graphic Divisions of India – Indian Geography Notes Part 3

India can be divided into six physiographic regions The Northern Mountains  (The North and North-eastern Mountains) The Peninsular Plateau Indo Gangetic Plains Indian Deserts The Coastal Plains (East & West) Island The Northern Mountains (The North and North-eastern Mountains) The Himalayas consist of a series of parallel mountain ranges. The general orientation of these ranges is from …

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Neighbouring countries of India – Indian Geography Notes Part 2

INDIA’S NEIGHBOURS There are seven countries that share land boundaries with India Across the sea to the south, lie our island neighbours— Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Sri Lanka is separated from India by the Palk Strait. India shares its land boundaries with Pakistan Afghanistan China (Tibet) Nepal Bhutan Myanmar Bangladesh  Two island countries Sri Lanka Maldives …

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