Tuesday, 4 June 2013

CLASSIFICATION OF HIMALAYA ON THE BASIS OF GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:

NAME LOCATION DISTANCE
  • Punjab Himalaya Between Indus and Sutlej 560 km
  • Kumaon Himalaya Between Sutluj and Kali 320 km
  • Nepal Himalaya Between Kali and Tista 800 km
  • Assam Himalaya Between Tista and Dihang 720 km

THE PURVANCHAL
  • (The North Eastern Highland) The Himalaya range after crossing the Dihang gorge in the east, bend southwards, forming a series of hills, in north south trend. Hills, North Cachar Hills and the Tripura Hills.

PURU NEFA
  • Mishmi Hills The highest range of Purvanchal Hills which is situated in the north-eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh.
  •   Patkai Bum A synclinal range extending north south in Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
 NAGA RANGES 
 Forms watershed between Nagaland and Myanmar.

MANIPUR HILLS

Characterized by ridge and valley type of topography Loktak lake (centripetal drainage) is situated in this hill.

NORTH CACHAR HILLS
Larger portion of hilly belt lying between Meghalaya and the North eastern ranges.

MIZO HILLS
Previously known as Lushai Hills Characterised by cuesta type of topography

TRIPURA HILLS

Characterised by ridge and valley topography

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