Geography-One Liners

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Geography-One Liners

1-In terms of area, India stands seventh in the world but in population it ranks second next only to China.

2-The major rivers of the drainage system of southern India are Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Kaveri and Vaigai.

3-The major rivers of Indus basin are the Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej.

4-. The major rivers of Brahmputra basin are Dibang and Lohit in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, Tista in Sikkim, West Bengal and Bangladesh and Meghna, draining northeastern part of Bangladesh.

5- The Ganga basin includes Ramganga, Ghaghra, Gomti, Gandak, Kosi, Yamuna along with its southern tributaries, Son and Damodar rivers.

6-The major rivers of Indus basin are the Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej.

7- The depth of the Indus gorge near Bunji (Jammu & Kashmir) is 5200 metres.

8-The East Coastal Plains are broader than the West Coastal Plains.

9-The East Coastal Plains extend along the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

10-The West Coastal plains extend along the Arabian Sea coast.

11-Lakshadweep Islands are situated in the Arabian Sea, off the coast of Kerala.

Lakshadweep Islands
Lakshadweep Islands

12- The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are situated in the bay of Bengal, off the coast of Myanmar.

13- The largest island among Lakshadweep Islands is the Minicoy, it has an area of 4.5 square km only.

14- Lake Pulicut is situated north of Chennai city.

 Lake Pulicut
Lake Pulicut

15-Koluru lake is situated between the deltas of the Godavari and Krishna rivers.

16-The shape of the Great Plateau is triangular.

17-Chambal, Narmada, Tapi, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri are the major rivers of the Great Plateau.

18-Aravallis, Vindhyas, Sahyadris, Poorvadris, Annamalai, Cardamom, Palani Mahadeo, Maikal and Satpuras are the major hills of the Great Plateau.

19-Anaimudi peak (2695 m) situated in Kerala is the highest peak of southern India.

20-Anaimudi is a sort of tri-junction of the Annamalai Range, the Cardamom Hills and the Palani Hills.

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