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Population Composition :Geography Notes on NCERT

Population and Census  Census is the most comprehensive demographic, social & economic data of a country . 1st Census held in the year 1872 in India . 1st complete census held in the year 1881 Population...

Montane and Mangrove Forest Notes on NCERT Geography

Montane Forests In mountainous areas, the decrease in temperature with increasing altitude leads to the corresponding change in natural vegetation. As such, there is a succession of natural vegetation belts in the same order...

Natural Vegetation And Wild Life

NATURAL VEGETATION & WILD LIFE India is one of the twelve mega biodiversity countries of the world. In plant diversity India ranks 10th in World, 4th in Asia. India has 47,000 plant species India...

Indian Monsoon Explained

Indian Monsoon The climate of India is strongly influenced by monsoon winds The sailors who came to India in historic times were one of the first to have noticed the phenomenon of the monsoon. ...

Indian Climate and Monsoon Geography Notes

What is climate ? Climate refers to the sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time (more than thirty years). What is weather ? Weather refers to the...

India : Size and Location Geography Notes

India — Size, Location and Neighbor India is a vast country Lying entirely in the Northern hemisphere The main land extends between latitudes 8°4’N and 37°6’N and longitudes 68°7’E and 97°25’E. The Tropic of...

Indian Deserts and Island Groups

The Indian Desert The Indian desert lies towards the western margins of the Aravali Hills. It is an undulating sandy plain covered with sand dunes. This region receives very low rainfall below 150 mm...

Northern Plain and Peninsular Plateau

Northern Plain  The Northern plain span the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttarpradesh, Madhyapradesh Bihar ,Jharkhand and West bengal The Northern plain is Formed by interplay of 3 rivers – Indus, Ganga & Brahmaputra & their...

INDIA LOCATION AND PHYSICAL FEATURE

Location and Extent of India India Lies entirely in Northern Hemisphere. The total Land Mass is 3.28 million Sq.km and  2.4% of World’s areas India is 7th largest country in the world. India has...

Mineral and Energy Resources:Conventional and Non Conventional Sources of Energy

Conservation of Minerals We are dependent on minerals for the development We are rapidly consuming mineral resources that required millions of years to be created and concentrated. Continued extraction of ores leads to increasing...