East West division of Himalayas

East West division of Himalayas   Kashmir Himalayas            Kumaon Himalayas          Nepal Himalayas                Sikkim Himalaya           Assam Himalayas ( Punjab Himalayas )    <      [ satlaj – kali]             <        [ Kali – Kosi]           <        [ Kosi – Teesta]      <    [ Teesta- Dihang] [ Read More …

 History of Uttarakhand ;An Introduction

  Uttarakhand the place which is known as ‘Land of gods’ or ‘ Devbhumi’. The Himalaya, believed to be the dwelling place of lord Shiva- the destroyer among the three principal gods of hindu trinity has drawn travellers and mystics Read More …

Uttarakhand ;Geographical Location

  Physical features of uttarakhand Uttarakhand‘s most parts are hilly. And it is one of the frontier states of the country.there peaks and icy glaciers ,life sustaining rivers,lush green valleys and an aura of spiritual serenity attracts people from all Read More …

Uttarakhand :Relief and Structure

  The state has been divided Geographically in three natural divisions:-  Great Himalayas  Middle Himalayas  Hills of shivalik and Doon  Great Himalayas :- This natural sub-division is known as himadri .this part extended 50km in width Read More …

Uttarakhand :Climate

  Climate of Uttarakhand is generally temperate but varies greatly from tropical to severe cold , depending upon altitude .different parts of the state experience temperature variations due to difference in elevation.summers are pleasant in the hilly regions but in Read More …

Uttarakhand : Soils

  Five main type of soil are found in the state: Tertiary soil: found in shivalik and Doon valley ,this soil is suitable for production of tea. Cord soil: the soil contains shell cysts and quarts.this is light and unproductive Read More …

Uttarakhand :Drainage system

  Alaknanda : The Alaknanda rises at the confluence and feet of the Satopanth and Bhagirath Kharak glaciers in Uttarakhand. It meets the Bhagirathi river at Devprayag after flowing for approx. 229 km through the Alaknanda valley. Its main tributaries Read More …