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Factors affecting Climate of India

Factors affecting Climate of IndiaThe factors that have a great impact on the climate of India are:1. Monsoon winds: There are two monsoon winds that blow over India, one is the moist south-west monsoon wind in the summer and the other…
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Rivers of South India

Rivers of South IndiaAccording to the direction of flow of the rivers of south India they can be divided into 2 groups:One group flowing eastwards and The other flowing westwards. East flowing rivers of South IndiaThese rivers are…
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Geographical Importance of India

Geographical Importance of India1. Relations: The global position of India is advantageous for the establishment of relation with other countries. India is located more or less at the centre of four continents viz. Asia, Europe, Africa…
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Economic Geography of India

IntroductionEconomic Geography may be defined as the study of physical and non-physical environment of man and its influence on his economic life.Economic geography deals mainly with the spatial distribution of various types of economic…
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Location of India

Location of IndiaLocation: India lies to the south central part of Asia at the head of Indian Ocean. The mainland extends from about 8°4’ north to 37°6’ north latitude. Its westernmost point (in Gujarat) lies at 68°7’ east, and the…
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The Northern Mountain Ranges in India

The Northern MountainsThe Northern Mountain Ranges in India are the Himalayan Mountain Ranges. The Himalayas stand on the north of India. The Himalayas are the highest mountains in the world and extend west-east between the Indus and the…
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Essay on Soil Pollution

Soil PollutionIntroductionSoil Pollution is a considered as a major challenge for healthy environment. The weathering of earth’s crust forms, soil over the centuries that supports the variety of microscopic and macroscopic life-forms.…
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Important Lakes in India

Important Lakes in IndiaThere are amazingly beautiful and pleasant lakes in India. Some of these lakes are major tourist destination. Some important lakes have been discussed below:Jag Mandir Lake, UdaipurLake Garden Palace or Jag…
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Oil and Gas Pipelines in India

The Oil and Natural Gas Commission and the Indian Oil Corporation jointly own and operate the following pipelines for the transport of gas, crude oil and petroleum products:Ankleshwar: Koyali (oil line) Ankleshwar: Uttaran (gas line)…
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Gondwana Coal

The significant coal seams have been found in the rocks of the Damuda Group of Lower Gondwana age. Coal seams are found within the rocks of two formations, viz. the Lower or Barakar Coal Measures and the Upper or Raniganj Coal Measures.…
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Salt in India

Salt has multifarious used in the lives of man. Not only for cooking, salt is used as preservatives for fish, meat and a host of other items. Salt is an important ingredient in the chemical industry for the manufacture of sodium…
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Gemstones in India (Ratna)

Gemstones is known as Ratna in India. Gemstones are minerals with special physical properties that make them desirable for personal adornment and decoration. These are among the most valuable of all substances and have been prized since…
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Important Rivers in India

India is a land of rivers and streams. There are innumerable rivers flowing in different directions. They may be classified on the basis of the origin into two main systems; they are: (i) The Himalayan River System, such as, the Ganges,…
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National Parks in Kerala

This article contains brief information on Eravikulam National Park, Silent Valley National Park, and Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala, India.Eravikulam National ParkEravikulam National Park is spread over an area…
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