Geography of India and World Geography

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Indian Geography

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Faqs on Geography of India and World Geography of Uttar Pradesh

What are the major physiographic divisions of India?

India is divided into six physiographic regions: The Northern Mountains (Himalayas), the Northern Plains, the Peninsular Plateau, the Indian Desert, the Coastal Plains, and the Islands.

Name the three major Himalayan ranges in India.

The three major Himalayan ranges are the Himadri (Greater Himalayas), Himachal (Lesser Himalayas), and Shiwaliks (Outer Himalayas).

What is the difference between the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats?

The Western Ghats are a continuous range running parallel to the western coast, known for their biodiversity and high rainfall. The Eastern Ghats are discontinuous and lower in elevation.

Which are the major rivers in India?

The major rivers in India are the Ganges, Indus, Brahmaputra, Godavari, Krishna, Mahanadi, Narmada, and Tapi.

What are the different types of climates found in India?

India experiences a variety of climates, including tropical monsoon, tropical wet and dry, subtropical humid, montane, and arid climates.

What is the impact of the monsoon on India?

The monsoon brings the majority of India’s rainfall, which is crucial for agriculture and water resources.

What are the major mineral resources found in India?

India is rich in minerals like coal, iron ore, bauxite, mica, manganese, limestone, and thorium.

Which state in India is the largest producer of coal?

Chhattisgarh is the largest producer of coal in India.

Name the seven continents of the world.

The seven continents are Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.

Which is the largest and smallest continent by area?

Asia is the largest continent and Australia is the smallest.

Name the five major oceans of the world.

The five major oceans are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans.

What is the highest mountain peak in the world?

Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak in the world, located in the Himalayas.

Name the longest river in the world.

The Nile River in Africa is the longest river in the world.

What are some of the major environmental issues facing the world today?

Some major environmental issues include climate change, deforestation, pollution, loss of biodiversity, and water scarcity.