This plain mostly made of silts. They flourish in shallow, mud-free and warm waters. Plate size can vary greatly, from a few hundred to thousands of kilometers across; the Pacific and Antarctic Plates are among the largest. Other crops include , , and. Discontinuous, irregular and dissected by rivers draining into the Bay of Bengal. Ask the students to collect rock samples and soil types from different physiographic divisions of India.
It included India, Australia, South Africa and South America as one single landmass. The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. There are many rivers, streams and lakes. The North Indian Plains have the Indus river system in the west and the Ganga-Brahmaputra river system in the east. Kavaratti Island is the administrative headquarters of Lakshadweep.
Passes in the Great Himalayas — Karakoram pass, Shipkila pass, Nathula, Bomdila pass. These soils are very fertile and soft. The many rivers flowing out of the Himalayas provide water for major irrigation works. Khasi, Garo, Jaintia and Naga Hills are on its Southern side. The States of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and the Union Territory of Delhi lie in the Ganga Basin. Due to proper irrigation it is the largest producer of food grains in India.
Alluvium is the soil and sediments, which shall filed by the river or other running water. There are many rivers, streams and lakes. The climate is hot and moist. The Northern Plains are divided into three sections : i The Punjab Plainsformed by Indus and its tributaries. The flow of the rivers draining this region, namely the Chambal, the Sind, the Betwe and Ken is from south-west to north-east. The birth place of the green revolution, these are one of the most densely populated regions in the whole world 40% of Indian population lives here.
The open grasslands were in many ways similar to the landscape of modern Africa. The circum-Pacific region — popularly termed as the Pacific Ring of Fire on account of its volcanoes and frequent earthquakes Q. Which islands of India are called Coral Islands? The central highlands are wider in the west but narrower in the east. Earthquake and volcanic activity are maximum here. The movement of these plates have influenced the evolution of present landforms of India. The Ganga Basin : The Ganga Basin lies to the East of the Sutlej Basin. The Himalayan mountain is geologically young and structurally fold mountains stretch over the northern parts of India.
It is home to the Hangul a Red Deer species, also called the Kashmir Stag. The southern edge of the plain is marked by the. It receives rain both in summer and winter, especially in winter through winter monsoons. It is the abode of many ancient holy places, temples and monuments such as the Golden Temple, Ayodhya, Patliputra, Tajmahal, Mathura, etc. It is the most densely populatedregion of India on account of fertilesoil, adequate water and favourableclimate.
The birth place of the green revolution, these are one of the most densely populated regions in the whole world 40% of Indian population lives here. The rainfall in the Brahmaputra Basin is very heavy. The Northern Plains Part 1 Formation of Northern Plains: Due to the uplift of the Himalayas in the Tethys Sea, the northern part of the Indian Peninsula got subsided and formed a large basin. It is the food bowl of India. Nesting indigenous water birds as well as migratory water birds and waterside birds, this sanctuary is also inhabited by Sambar, Chital, Nilgai and Boar. This resulted in the The Himalayan upliftment out of the sediments of the Tethtys Sea and subsidence of the formation of the lofty Himalayas.
Within that zone are the Beas, Chenab, Indus, Jhelum, Ravi and Satlej rivers. It also receives heavy rainfall throughout the year and is populated with a variety of wildlife. The soil of this plain is built of the sediments brought down by the rivers from Himalayas. Mountain peaks States Kanchenjunga Sikkim Nanga Parbat Jammu and Kashmir Nanda Devi Uttarakhand Kamet Uttarakhand Namcha Barwa Assam Q. Composed of Alluvial soil and a highly agriculturally productive area. They are bigger in size and more numerous and scattered than the Lakshadweep Islands. The land being even, the transportation and communication is easy.