India and its neighbouring countries

India and its neighbouring countries

Table of Contents IntroductionIndiaLocation and ExtentClimatic regions of IndiaPhysiographic division of IndiaThe Northern and North-Eastern mountainsThe Northern plains of IndiaBhabar PlainsTaraiThe Old and New alluvial plains- Bhangar and KhadarDeltaic PlainsThe Peninsular PlateauThe Deccan PlateauImportant hillsThe Central HighlandsThe North-eastern PlateauThe Coastal PlainsWestern Coastal PlainsEastern Coastal PlainsThe IslandsImportant peaks of Andaman and NicobarThe Islands of Arabian Sea India …

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Forest in Bihar: Detailed summary with map

bihar forest map

Table of Contents IntroductionShare of Forestry and Logging in Agriculture GSVA (2017 to 2019).The area under forest in BiharThe Recorded forest area of BiharArea under forest coverClassification of ForestsForest and tree cover in BiharDistrictwise forest cover in BiharTop Three districts in terms of geographical area of forest in districtsBiodiversity and Wildlife in BiharSDG GOALS FOR …

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Geography of Bihar

Bihar map- Geography of bihar

Table of Contents Introduction to BiharBihar Location and ExtentBorders of BiharAdministrative divisions of BiharPhysiographic division of BiharThe Shiwalik Range in BiharSomeshwar RangeRamnagar DunHarha valleyBihar PlainsThe North Ganga plainsThe South Ganga PlainsSouth Hilly region of BiharSoils of BiharSoils of North BiharSoils of South BiharImportant soils of BiharClimate in BiharAgro-Climatic zones of BiharFrequently asked questionsWhich is the …

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Major soil types of India- Characteristics and Classification

Soil types in India

Table of Contents IntroductionThe composition of soilSoil profile or soil horizonOrganic horizon (O horizon)Topsoil (A horizon)E HorizonSubsoil (B horizon) Parent material (C horizon)Bedrock (R horizon)Factors controlling the soil formationParent materialClimateBiotic factorsTopographyTimeClassification of soil types of India as per USDA Soil TaxonomySoil types of IndiaAlluvial soilsKhaddarBhangarSoil types of India: Alluvial soils TeraiBlack soilLaterite soilRed and Yellow soilArid …

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Are coral reefs dying really around the world?

Formation of coral reefs

Table of Contents IntroductionWhat is a coral reefCoral reefs as an ecosystemTypes of reefsFringing reefsBarrier reefAtoll reefCoral reefs factsWhere coral reefs are found?Why coral reefs are important?Are coral reefs dying?How coral reefs are formed?What is coral bleaching?Formation of coral reefCritiques of Darwin’s subsidence theoryCritiques of Glacial control theorycoral reef in IndiaAndaman and Nicobar IslandsGulf of …

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What is longitude and latitude in map?

Longitude and latitude in map diagram

Table of Contents IntroductionLongitude and latitude on a globeImportant references on the map and globeAxisEquatorLatitude (Akshansh)North latitude and South latitudeImportant parallels of latitudesHeat or temperature zones of Earth Torrid Zone (Ushna Katibandh)Temperate zone (Samsitoshna)Northern temperate zoneSouthern temperate zoneFrigid zone (Sheet Katibandh)Longitudes (Rekhansh)Prime MeridianHow to read longitude and latitude in mapLongitude and time zoneDifference between Local …

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Mountain Himalaya-The great mountain system

Himalayas mountain system

Table of Contents Himalayas Meaning of Himalaya Origin of Himalaya mountain systemGeosynclinal evolutionThe plate tectonic origin of HimalayaStructure of the Himalayan systemStructural zones of Himalayas Himalayan rangesShiwalik rangeImportant duns or doons of Shiwalik Middle or Outer Himalayas Important Middle Himalayan rangesPasses of the Middle HimalayaThe Greater HimalayaRegional name of Mount everestThe Great Himalayan PassesTrans or …

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Earth’s interior- Layers of the earth

Interior of earth diagram

Table of Contents IntroductionSources of information about the layers of the earthDirect sourcesIndirect sourcesLayers of the earthCrustContinental crustOceanic crustMoho discontinuityMantleUpper mantleAsthenosphereLower mantleCoreOuter coreInner coreFrequently asked Questions- The asthenosphere is part of which layer?Layers which are solid?What is the location of Conrad discontinuity?What is the location of Moho discontinuity?Location of Repetti discontinuity?What is the location of …

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