The Coastal Plains of India

The coastal Plains of India is the smallest physiographic division of India

The physiographic division of India includes 7516.6 Km [6100 km of mainland coastline + coastline of 1197 Indian islands] long coastline. The coastal plains of India extend from Kachchh from Gujarat in the West to the Gangetic delta (60% is in Bangladesh & 40% is in West Bengal) in the East. The coastal plains located …

WBPSC Miscellaneous Recruitment 2018 for various posts under West Bengal Government

wbpsc miscellaneous recruitment 2018 online application starts from 3rd January 2018

The Public Service Commission of West Bengal will conduct the Miscellaneous Services Recruitment 2018 for various posts under West Bengal Government. The online application for WBPSC Miscellaneous Recruitment 2018 will starts from 3rd January 2018. The recruitment procedure will be for – Assistant Child Development Project Officer Disaster Management Officer/Block Disaster Management Officer Sub-Inspector of …

The Great Indian Desert or the Thar Desert of India

That Desert of India

The Thar or the Great Indian desert is the world’s seventeenth largest desert. It lies to the west of the Northern plain and creates a natural boundary between the two countries India and Pakistan. The desert covers about 3,20,000 sq. km, contributing approximately 10% of the total geographical area of India. About 85% of Thar desert lies …

The Northern Plain of Indian Physiography

the northern plain of indian physiography

The Northern Plain is another important physiographic division of India. This plain lies between the Himalayan Mountains in the north & the Peninsular Plateau in the south. This plain was formed by the sediments carried by the Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra rivers and their tributaries. So this plain is popularly known as the Indo-Ganga-Brahmaputra plain. This …

The Peninsular Plateau of Indian Physiography

featured image of the peninsular plateau of India

The largest part of India’s physiography is consists of a triangular shaped Peninsular Plateau, which lies from the south of the Northern Plain to the Kanyakumari (India’s southernmost point). The Peninsular plateau of India covers an area of nearly 15 lakh sq km. It is composed of the old crystalline igneous and metamorphic rocks. It …