INDIA : Social Indicators
Length of important Rivers.
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D e s e r t
• The Desert region is located in the western and
north western part of the country.
• It can be divided into parts like the little desert and
• The great desert extends from the edge of the Rann
of Kuchch beyond the Luni river northward. The
whole of Rajasthan runs through this.
• The little deserts extends from the Luni between
Jaisalmer and Jodhpur up to northern wastes.
Lengths of important Rivers
I N D U S 2900 Kms.
B R A H M A P U T R A 2900 Kms.
G A N G A 2510 Kms.
G O D A V A R I 1450 Kms.
N A R M A D A 1290 Kms.
K R I S H N A 1290 Kms.
M A H A N A D I 890 Kms.
K A V E R I 760 Kms.
P e n i n s u l a
Peninsula is marked by elevated landmass
with height ranging from 460 to 1220m.
The deccan and the southern part
surrounded by water on three sides make
It is flanked by eastern ghats on the east
and western ghats on the west.
Between the ghats and the seas lie the
narrow coastal belts.
C l i m a t e
India receives 86% of rain during the South
North East monsoons is a very restricted one-
experience in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and
sometimes Andra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Evergreen Forests are found in
areas with 200cm to 300cm rainfall.
Dedicious Forests are found in
places with lesser rainfall between
150 to 200cm, mean annual
temperature between 24 to 28
Dry Forests are found where rainfall
is scanty between 75 to 100cm.
A g r i c u l t u r e
India has two crop seasons :
i) Kharif - Rice, Jowar, Bajra, Ragi, Maize,
Cotton, Jute,…. Etc.
ii) Rabi – Wheat, Barley, Peas, Rapeseed,
Mustard, Gram,…. Etc.
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