The mangrove area covers a total of 4,461 km 2 1,722 sq mi , which comprises 7% of the world's total mangrove cover. There are also reptiles, like Python, King Cobra, Dark Monitor Lizard, Flying Lizard, Flying Frog and Flying Snake, and over 200 species of birds. In the Thar desert area temperatures can exceed 45 °C 113 °F. However, Odissi songs were written even before the Odia language developed. The region is drained by three river systems, the Godavari, the Krishna and the Penneru.
In the major urban areas are mainly dominated by industrial cities such as , , , and. The Deccan plateau forms a significant portion of the Indian peninsula in Southern India. No particular grounds for separation were necessary, and at a later date both parties usually undertook new marriages. The river Ganga originates at the Gangotri Glacier in Uttaranchal. The is another nomadic tribe from Rajasthan that regularly visits the region. Purvanchal The level plains of the Kashmir valley are surrounded by high mountains.
The country is situated north of the equator between 8°04' to 37°06' north latitude and 68°07' to 97°25' east longitude. These mountain ranges extend from West Bengal in the north, through Orissa and Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu in the south. Malwa miniature paintings are well known for their intricate brushwork. Its annual supply of usable and replenshable groundwater amounts to 350 billion cubic metres. This plateau has been separated from the main block of the peninsular plateau by a wide gap known as the Garo-Rajmahal Gap. The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun. Crops grown on the Indo-Gangetic Plain are primarily and , grown in rotation.
This plateau is very, rich in minerals. The region is arid and dusty. Traditionally, was the staple cereal, but after the , wheat has replaced jowar as the most important food crop; many are. The city is also home to many tutorials and coaching institutes who prepare students for various entrance exams. The Himalayas extend from the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the west to the state of Arunachal Pradesh in the east.
The Great Indian Desert or Thar Desert is located in the west and forms a significant part of. After the monsoons, the region turns dry and becomes parched. The western Ghats serve to shelter the Deccan Plateau from excessive rain cf Goa Region. Only Sutlej, another trans-Himalayan river and a tributary of Indus flows for its major cause through India, while Beas, a tributary of Sutlej, remains in India throughout its journey in the plains. Typical countryside near Mhow during the season Malwa was the centre of during and after the Gupta period. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are located between 6° and 14° north latitude and 92° and 94° east longitude.
The physical appearance of the Western Ghats suddenly changes near Goa. The abandoned 1405 and the tomb of Kamal Maula early 15th century , a Muslim saint, are other places of interest. Apart from this, the region lacks mineral resources. In 1956, the reorganized states along linguistic lines, leading to the states currently found on the plateau. The Deccan Plateau, which is roughly of a triangular shape, extends from the Satpura hills in the north to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India ending in the Indian Ocean.
On the western edge of the plateau lie the , the , the Anaimalai and the Elamalai Hills, commonly known as Western Ghats. The Chambal, another tributary of the Ganga originates from the Vindhya-Satpura watershed. Natural disasters in India include droughts; flash floods, as well as widespread and destructive flooding from monsoonal rains; severe cyclones; tsunamis; volcanic eruptions; hurricanes; landslides; avalanche; snowstorms; and earthquakes. All the major rivers of the Decan Plateau, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery, flow from west to east and piercing throught these low discontinuous ranges of the Eastern Ghat hill merge into the Bay of Bengal. The is the second-oldest cricket club in the world. The oil base used is mostly , but in festivals is used.
In 1954 the federal government terminated its relationship with the inhabitants of the reservation, stripping the tribe of federal recognition and the benefits and protections associated with that status. The Pleistocene system is found over central India. The rainfall is moderate, it becomes lesser as we move towards the west. It covers an area of over 87 thousand sq km mostly in Jharkhand, northern part of Chhatisgarh and Purulia district of West Bengal. Irrigation is uneven because the rivers are rain-fed.
Their continued convergence raises the height of the Himalayas by 1 cm each year. The Garo—Khasi range lies in Meghalaya. Summer is followed by the southwest monsoon rains that provide most of India with its rainfall. Summer lasts between March and June in most parts of India. It is the only field of good quality cooking coal. India possesses about seventeen trillion cubic feet of in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Odisha.
Several battles were fought between the Western Chalukya Empire and the Chola dynasty in the Deccan Plateau during the reigns of , , , and and. Bodies of water The Pangong Lake in Ladakh, is a fine example of a mountain lake in the Himalayas. Although its area fluctuates, Wular Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake in India. They run parallel to the Himalayas, from in the west to in the east, and drain most of northern and eastern India. Nevertheless, there is a still a significant amount of illicit opium production, which is channelled into the black market. This gap was formed by down-faulting and was later on filled by sediments deposited by the Ganga.