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Given below are names of some ocean basins in the Indian Ocean. Identify these in figure Write a note on their locations, their separators and the rivers entering into them. - Geography

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Given below are the names of some ocean basins in the Indian Ocean. Identify these in figure Write a note on their locations, their separators, and the rivers entering into them. Rank these according to their size on the basis of your perception.

  1. Oman basin
  2. Arabian basin
  3. Somali basin
  4. Mauritius basin
  5. Mascarene basin
  6. Agulhas-Natal basin
  7. West Australian basin
  8. MidIndian basin
  9. Ganga basin
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No Basin Location Separators Rivers entering into them 
1 Oman Basin Faces the Gulf of Oman. - -
2 Arabian Basin The southern part of the Arabian Sea between the Arabian Peninsula and India. Between Lakshadweep- Chagos ridge and Sumatra-Chagos ridge. Indus, Narmada, Tapi,  Sabarmati and Mahi.
3 Somali Basin The south-western part of the Arabian Sea, an arm of the Indian Ocean, south of Somalia. Between Socotra island, Chagos ridge, and the African Horn. River Jubba
4 Mauritius Basin South-West part of the Indian Ocean, north of the Tropic of Capricorn - The Grand river
5 Madagascar Basin Lying between Madagascar and the  Seychelles Plateau in the northwest Indian Ocean. Amirante Arc -
6 Agulhas-Natal Basin South of Africa between  the Agulhas Bank and Agulhas Plateau. - -
7 West Australian Basin North-West of Western Australia. - -
8 Mid-Indian Basin The north-Western part of the Indian Ocean - -
9 Ganga Basin Between the Himalayas and the Vindhya and Chota Nagpur Plateau. - -
Concept: Bottom Relief of Indian Ocean
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Balbharati Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Indian Ocean - Relief and Strategic Importance
Try This. | Q 1 | Page 78
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