Distinguish between

(i) Bhangar and Khadar

(ii) the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago |  400

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Solution :-

(i) Bhangar

1. Lies above flood plains of the river.

2. Older alluvium or old soil and form the largest part of the Northern Plains

Khadar

1. It is a newer, younger deposit of flood plains. Renewed every year.

(ii) The Western Ghats

1. Lie parallel to the Western Coast.

2. They are continuous and can be crossed through passes only

3. The Western Ghats average elevation is 900 – 1600 metres

4. The Western Ghats cause orographic rain by facing the rain-bearing moist winds to rise along the western slopes of the Ghats.

5. The height of the Western Ghats progressively increases from north to south.

The Eastern Ghats

1. Lie parallel to the Eastern Coast.

2. They are discontinuous and irregular and

3. The Eastern Ghats are dissected by rivers flowing into the Bay of Bengal.

4. The Eastern Ghats average elevation is 600 metres

Answered by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago

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