Location and Extent
Physiography and Drainage
- Physical Divisions of India
- The North Indian Mountains
- The Himalayas
- North Indian Plains
- The Peninsular Indian Plateau
- The Indian Coastal Plains
- The Indian Islands
- Physiography of Brazil
- Brazilian Highlands
- The Great Escarpment in Brazil
- Coastline of Brazil
- Brazilian Plains
- Brazilian Island
- Drainage of Brazil
- Drainage Systems of India
- Himalayan Rivers
- Peninsular Rivers
Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
Economy and Occupations
Tourism, Transport and Communication
Geography - Physical Divisions of India
Identification of Physical divisions
Geography - North Indian Mountains
Geography - North Indian Plain Region
Geography - Peninsular Plateau Region
Chhotta Nagpur Plateau
Geography - Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats
Geography - Coastal Region
Eastern coastal plain
Western coastal plain
Geography - Indian Islands
Geography - Practical 1
Geography - Practical 2
Two dimensional diagrams
One dimensional diagrams
Economics - Introduction of an Economy
Introduction of an Economy
Economics - Basic problems of an economy solution
Economics - Inflation
Effects of inflation
Measures of Inflation
Causes of inflation
Economics - Public distribution system and consumer protection
Public Distribution system - meaning and explanation
Objectives of Public Distribution system
Drawbacks of Public Distribution system
Progress of Public Distribution system
- Natural Vegetation: Natural vegetation refers to a plant community unaffected by man either directly or indirectly. It exists in a specific natural environment.
Natural Vegetation of India:
- Natural vegetation refers to a plant community unaffected by man either directly or indirectly. It exists in a specific natural environment.
- Natural vegetation includes all plant life forms that grow naturally in an area and have been left undisturbed by humans for a long time, such as trees, bushes, herbs and forbs, and so on.
- Because of variations in climatic conditions, soil types, and relief features, India has a diverse range of forests and natural vegetation.
- The Western Ghats and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands have tropical rain forests; the Himalayas have temperate vegetation; Rajasthan's desert and semi-desert regions have a diverse range of bushes and thorny vegetation; and the Delta regions have tropical forests and mangroves.
Natural Vegetation in India
- The following major types of vegetation may be identified in our country.
1) Tropical Evergreen Forests
2) Tropical Deciduous Forests
3) Tropical Thorn Forests and Scrubs
4) Mountain or Montane Forest
5) Mangrove Forests
Answer the following questions on the basis of a given map.
- Which forests are found in western snow-capped regions?
- On which coast do you mainly find the coastal vegetation?
- Which type of forests occupy maximum area in India ? Why?
- Where do you find thorny and shrub vegetation and why?
- Himalayan Forests are found in western snow-capped regions.
- The coastal vegetation is mainly found along the Eastern Coast.
- Deciduous forests are found in the regions receiving rainfall between 1000 mm to 2000 mm. Since most of India has rainfall in that range, deciduous forests dominate the Indian subcontinent.
- Semi arid areas of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Haryana are the places where thorny and shrub vegetation are found. The thorny forests are found in these regions as the rainfall is less than 500 mm.
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Identify the correct co-relation and complete the chain.
|Type of forest||Trees||Characteristics|
|1.||Coastal forest||Khair||Trees shed their leaves|
|2.||Evergreen forest||Sundri||Soft, durable and oily wood|
|3.||Deciduous forest||Mahogany||Short leaved tree|
|4.||Thorny and shrub forest||Teak||Broad and evergreen leaves|
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