Category: Geography

Rivers of India

Rivers of India Important Facts: The Indus System: Indus:  also known as sindhu. Westernmost Himalayan river. Originate from a glacier near Bokhar chu in Tibet region. it enters India in the ladakh district of J&K. Mountain range – Kailash. in Tibet, Indus is known as Singi Khamban  or Lion’s mouth. Several tributaries like the Zaskar,

Ecosystem

Ecosystem: The term Ecology was coined  by Earnst Haeckel in 1866. Ecology deals with the study of organisms in their natural home interacting with their surroundings. The surroundings or environment consists of  other living organisms (biotic) & physical (abiotic) components. Ecosystem is a self-sustained & self-regulated segment of nature that consists of a biotic community

Forest and Wildlife Resources:

Forest and Wildlife Resources: Important Points Forests play a key role in the ecological system as these are also the primary producers on which all other living beings depend. Biodiversity or Biological Diversity– refers to the variety and variability among all groups of living organisms and the ecosystem complexes in which they occur. Shannon-Wiener index

Solar System

Solar System Important Facts: Sun account for 99.85% of mass of the solar system. It continuously gives us energy in the form of Visible light, infra-red, ultra-violet, x-rays etc. The period of revolution of sun around the galactic centre is 250 million years and is called as cosmotic year or galactic year. Like all other stars sun