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Chandan answered 1 year(s) ago

Why 82° 30' E longitude has been selected as the standard meridian of India?

This is because India is a vast country and have a great difference in sunrise timing along East in Gujrat and West in Arrunachal Pradesh. Hence, it is necessary to have a specific time all over the India which...

Asked by Swetha

Apr 6

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

Which states do not have an international border or lie on the coast?

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There are 5 states and 2 union terrtory of india which do not have an international border or lie on the coast.
States:-
Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Telengana, Chasttishg

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Asked by Brejeshna

Apr 14

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Name the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of Indian mainland.

Latitudinal extent=8º4‛N to 37º6‛ N
Longitudinal extent=68º7‛E to 98º25‛ N

Asked by Mehul

May 30

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Explain the significance of India's location

India is centrally located between the East and the West Asia.

India is strategically located at the centre of the trans-Indian Ocean routes which connect the European countries in the west and the c

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Asked by Veena

May 12

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

describe the mechanism of monsoons

During summer, a low-pressure area develops over interior Asia as well as over north and north-western India. At the same time, there is a high-pressure system over the southern Indian Ocean. Winds move from a...

Asked by Gali

Aug 10

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Badigare answered 1 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

MENTION 3 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WESTERN GHATS AND EASTERN GHATS.

WESTERN GHATS EASTERN GHATS 1)They lie parallel to the western coast. 1)They lie parallel to the eastern coast. 2)They are continous. 2) They are discontinous. 3)Highest peak is Anaimudi. 3)Highest peak i...

Asked by Shreenidhi

Jul 20

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) ago

Difference b/w Eastern and Western Coastal Plains.

The differences between Eastern and Western Coastal Plains are:
1. The Eastern Coastal plain lies along the east coast of India and is washed by the Bay of Bengal whereas the Western Coastal Plain lies...

Asked by Anant

Aug 3

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Agam answered 9 month(s) , 1 day(s) ago

Differentiate between population growth and population change.

Growth of population refers to the change in the number of inhabitants of a country/territory during a specific period of time, say during the last ten years.

Population change is about chan

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Asked by Hari

Mar 18

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Why is the distribution of rainfall uneven in India? Give reasons.

The distribution of rainfall uneven in India due to the following reasons:
Latitudinal extent: The tropical and coastal regions and plains receive more rainfall than the plateau and desert regions in t

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Asked by Anoop

Feb 22

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PARI answered 3 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Rainfall decrease from east to west in Northern India.Why?????

Rainfall decrease from east to west in northern india beacuse of the progressive decrease in humidity of the winds.As the moisture bearing winds of the bay of bengal branch move further and further island,they...

Asked by Mehul

Jun 6

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

How did India benefit from the Suez canal?

Since the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, distance between India and Europe has been reduced by 7000 kms.

India enjoys a favourable situation on the international highway of trade and commerce.

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Asked by Haimantika

Apr 9

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Why Mawsynram receives the highest rainfall in the world???

Mawsynmar is the rainiest place of the world with an average annual rainfall of 1140cms. It is located in the southern slopes of khasi hills (meghalaya) at a height of 1500 metre above the sea level .
Th...

Asked by Varsha

Jan 24

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

Describe any three features of advancing monsoon season.

There are four main seasons in India, they are : The cold weather season, The hot weather season, The advancing monsoon and The retreating monsoon.

The features of advancing monsoon season are:

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

What are Western disturbances?

Western Cyclonic Disturbances are the temperate cyclones which originate over Mediterranean Sea and Western Asia, and move into India, along with the westerly flow of jet streams.

By causing cyclonic

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Asked by Miss Mrunal

Mar 13

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Amarnath answered 3 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Name the states that share borders with Myanmar.

Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.

Asked by Shivani

Jun 19

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

What are the major components of population growth?

The major components of population growth are Birth Rate, Death Rate and Migration. 

Birth rate is the number of live births per thousand persons in a year. It is a major component of growth.<

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Asked by Miss Mrunal

Mar 13

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What is Burst of Monsoon ?

Break of Monsoons – Monsoon rains take place for few days only. And it characterised by rainless intervals.

Asked by Ritik

Mar 3

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

biggest waterfall in India

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The Jog water falls created by the Sharavathi river in sharavathi valley in Shimoga district of Karnataka.
Its breathtaking spectacle when sharavathi river falling from a height of...

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

WHICH DRAINAGE PATTERN IS FORMED BY GANGA?

Ganga forms Dendritic pattern - It resembles the shape of a tree and is the most common pattern on the earth’s surface. It develops in regions where the river channel follows the slope of the terrain.

Asked by Adithyan

Feb 2

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Rajat answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

India is located in which hemisphere ?

India is located within both the Eastern Hemisphere, like the rest of Asia, and the Northern Hemisphere. India is considered part of the South Asia region, and it is the seventh-largest coun...

Asked by Praveen

Sep 19

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