Himalayan Mountain has a total length of 2400 km and width varies from 400 km to 150 km. India is a nation filled with a rich history and a diverse collection of people. The Dam is now listed as one of the Dams of National Importance under Telangana state. The plain occupies the Himalayan foredeep, formerly a seabed but now filled with river-borne alluvium to depths of up to 6,000 feet 1,800 metres. The Ganges is the Major River in India, which takes birth in Himalayan Range and merges into the Bay of Bengal.
Sutlej River: River Sutlej originates from Lake Rakshastal in Tibet and the lake is near to Lake Mansarover, an important Hindu Pilgrimage Site. An exception to the largely monotonous relief is encountered in the southwestern portion of the plain, where there are gullied badlands centring on the. The Aravalli range is the eroded stub of a range of ancient folded mountains. The Eastern Ghats: The Eastern Ghats is mountain range running in eastern part of Indian Peninsula parallel to the Bay of Bengal. The important tributaries are — Seonath, Hasdeo, Mand, Jonk, Tel. This range is believed to have been formed by the wastes created by the ancient Aravali mountains. It runs through Laddakh region then turns towards Gilgit Baltistn in Pakistan then flows entirely through Pakistan towards south at Karachi where it forms a delta before meeting Arabian Sea.
It extend across Maharashtra, and Chhattisgarh. It ends near the city of Karachi in Pakistan , as it empties into the Arabian Sea. Saltoro Kangri 7,742 m 25,400 ft K12 7,428 m 24,370 ft Ghent Kangri 7,401 m 24,281 ft Sherpi Kangri 7,380 m 24,213 ft Ranked 31st Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir Saser Kangri — 7,672 m The Saser Kangri are group of five majestic mountain peaks situated in the the Saser Muztagh range in Jammu and Kashmir. The bottom-most row shows other rivers with no major helping rivers Saryu is an exception. . The Indo-Gangetic Plain is the prominent region of the country in terms of socio and economic factors. India has a rich resource of rivers and in almost every part of India, there is a nearby river.
The Western Ghats mountain range and the Nilgiri mountain range have been clearly highlighted in this map. For more interesting Geography articles and videos, visit:. The Indo Gangetic plain comprises the territories and provinces in the eastern and central parts of the country. The Western Ghats constitute the central Peninsula and its eastward tilt while the Eastern Ghats forms the eastern end of the plateau and join the Western Ghats at the southern tip of the Peninsula. The merging of cells to the right side each time indicates getting supply from a tributary and vice versa.
The River is also known as Chandrabhaga River because at few places its shape of flow resembles the shape of the Moon. The river begins in the western Himalayas more on that in a bit and empties out into the Bay of Bengal. In 2001 another tremor the , farther from the mountains, in state, was less powerful but caused extensive damage, taking the lives of more than 20,000 people and leaving more than 500,000 homeless. Lesson Summary India is one of the largest countries in the world and the second most populous as of 2016. North of the Himalayas are the and various Trans-Himalayan ranges, only a small part of which, in the region of state in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir , are within the territorial limits of India. Kaveri River: Kaveri River prominently flows in the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. This range is not continuous and is lower in elevation when compared to the Western Ghats and runs through Indian states of West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
A physical map of India shows all the physical divisions of the seventh largest country in the world. It is known from archaeological evidence that a highly sophisticated urbanized culture—the —dominated the northwestern part of the subcontinent from about 2600 to 2000 bce. The Lesser Himalayas covers states like Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in north western part, the state of Sikkim north-central region of the country and Arunachal Pradesh in north eastern part. Just to the west of the northwest end of the Karakoram, lies the Hindu Raj range, beyond which is the Hindu Kush range. That deltaic area is characterized by annual flooding attributed to intense rainfall, an exceedingly gentle gradient, and an enormous discharge that the alluvium-choked rivers cannot contain within their channels.
Ganga River System Ganga Ganges River system is the largest river system in India. Manjira, Penganga, Wardha, Pranhita, Indravati and Sabri are the main tributaries. India has some of the highest mountain ranges and mountain roads in the world. From that period on, India functioned as a virtually self-contained political and cultural arena, which gave rise to a distinctive tradition that was associated primarily with , the roots of which can largely be traced to the Indus civilization. Within the , the reedy Logtak Lake, in the , is an important feature.
Narmada River is the fifth largest river in India and the total length of Narmada River is 1312 km. It is joined by right bank tributaries — Shyoke, Shigar, Gilgit in Kashmir and Kabul, Kurram in Pakistan. Rivers like Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum flow through this range. A second very important river in India is the famous Ganges River, also called Ganga. This range is not as rugged or as tall as the Himalayas.