(Last Updated on : 23/03/2019)
Brahmaputra Valley is a region situated between hill ranges of the eastern and north-eastern Himalayan range
. This is an elongated narrow plain which is bounded by the hills in the north, east and south.
Geography of Brahmaputra Valley
The Brahmaputra Valley slopes from the east (130 m) to the west (30 m). The valley consists of the western Brahmaputra valley covering the regions of Goalpara
; the central Brahmaputra valley region covering Darrang
, Nagaon and the North Bank and Eastern Brahmaputra Valley comprising districts
. The Teesta River
in North Bengal also drains into Brahmaputra River
. The northern part of this plain lying at the foothills of the Himalayas composed of sands, stones and pebbles and is called Terai Region.
The Brahmaputra Valley with its rainforest-like climate
contains some of the most productive soils
in the world. The Brahmaputra River flows from Assam to West Bengal
where it meets the River Ganga
. This forms the worlds largest delta which finally flows into the Bay of Bengal
in the south.
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