West flowing rivers:
1. There are only 2 long West flowing rivers - Narmada and Tapi.
2. They flow into the Arabian Sea
3. They have a lesser number of tributaries
4. Form estuaries
5. Carry lesser sediments.
East flowing rivers:
1. Many major rivers Mahanadi, Cauvery, Godavari, Krishna
2. They flow into the Bay of Bengal
3. Have many tributaries
4. Forms Deltas
5. Carry larger sediments than West flowing rivers.Answered by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago
Below are given names of a few lakes of India. Group them under two categories – natural and created by human beings.
(e) Gobind Sagar
(j) Rana Pratap Sagar
(k) Nizam Sagar
(m) Nagarjuna Sagar
Answer the following questions briefly.
(i) What is meant by a water divide? Give an example.
(ii) Which is the largest river basin in India?
(iii) Where do the rivers Indus and Ganga have their origin?
(iv) Name the two head streams of the Ganga. Where do they meet to form the Ganga?
(v) Why does the Brahmaputra in its Tibetan part have less silt, despite a longer course?
(vi) Which two Peninsular rivers flow through trough?
(vii) State some economic benefits of rivers and lakes.
Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.
(i) In which of the following states is the Wular lake located?
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Jammu and Kashmir
(ii) The river Narmada has its source at
(d) Slopes of the Western Ghat.
(iii) Which one of the following lakes is a saltwater lake?
(d) Gobind Sagar
(iv) Which one of the following is the longest river in Peninsular India?
(v) Which one amongst the following rivers flows through a rift valley?