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Give the Geographical Reason for the Following Statement: Mining Activities Are Well Developed on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. - Geography

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Give the geographical reason for the following statement:
Mining activities are well developed on the Chota Nagpur Plateau.

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Solution

  1. Mining activities are well developed in the Chota Nagpur plateau because it is rich in minerals like mica, bauxite, copper, limestone, iron ore and coal.
  2. The Damodar valley is rich with coal deposits and it is considered as the prime centre of coking coal in the country.
  3. Massive coal deposits are found in the central basin.
  4. The important coalfields are Jharia, Raniganj, West Bokaro, East Bokaro, and Ramgarh.
Concept: Concept for Chhotta Nagpur Plateau
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