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There Are Fewer Natural Ports on the Eastern Coast of India. - Geography

Answer in Brief

Give geographical reason for the following:

There are fewer natural ports on the eastern coast of India.

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Solution

i) Because eastern coast has delta formations by rivers which is actually extension of land in the sea.
ii) But on the western costs - submergence occurs no delta formation.
iii) Because of submergence, west coast produce better harbours. But east coast cannot create this.

Concept: Physiography of India - The Coastal Plains
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