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Why Are Himalayas Called Perfect Climate Divide? Explain Their Two-fold Functions in this Regard. - Geography

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Why are Himalayas called perfect climate divide? Explain their two-fold functions in this regard.

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(i) Himalayas act as a shield to protect the sub-continent from the bitter cold winds of Central Asia.
(ii) They also act as a barrier for the rain bearing winds from leaving our country.

Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 Geography
Chapter 3 The Climate of India
Long Questions | Q 9
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