Recently Updated Articles in Geography of India
|• ||Rain Forests of India|
Rainforests of India are mainly located in the north-eastern state of Assam. They are also found in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and the Western Ghats. These forests are getting rapidly depleted and immediate steps need to be taken conserve the rain forests of India.
|• ||Origin of Godavari River|
The origin of Godavari River is at the Trimbakeshwar Temple in the district of Nasik in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a tirtha sthaan known as Kushavartham. The Brahmagiri hill is from where this holy river originated
|• ||Tributaries of River Krishna|
The tributaries of Krishna River are the main source of water in the Western Ghats. The Krishna is one of the longest rivers. In terms of water inflows and river basin area, the river comes after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra.
|• ||Sahyadris Mountain Range|
The Sahyadris is a range of mountains in southwestern India, also known as the "Western Ghats". It has very rough topographical features that include rocky mountains, pinnacles and extensive forest region. It is also known as the Great Escarpment of India.
|• ||Somasila Dam|
Somasila Dam is a dam constructed across Pennar River near Somasila, in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. It is an important project because it covers a huge area of irrigation scheme. Many towns and cities are benefited by receiving the drinking water facilities from this project.