Forests OF Uttarakhand 2

FORESTS OF UTTARAKHAND Forests play an important role in the preservation of the earth and water and give protection to wild animals and make our lives blessed. Uttarakhand are rich in forest resources. Forest area in uttarakhand is around 34, 84,803 hectares (61.43%).  There is 2000 medical herbs are found and near about 60 crore … Read more

forests of uttarakhand

The forests of the state have been divided in many regions. The inspection of each forest region is done by the conservator of forest. Conservator of forest who manages the whole forest areas of the state. There are many circles in each forest region. Each circle is divided into various forest areas and sub-areas whose … Read more

Animals and birds of Uttarakhand

Animals and birds The diversity of animals and birds depends to some extent on the diversity of Florae. Different type of animals and birds are found in uttarakhand.  They are of different species. Water animal ( Fishes ) :Mahaser , Hilsa , saul , sauli , Taengana , Parina , Raesela , vital , Rohu … Read more

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] [ Indus – sutlaj]                                                                                                                                                    (Brahmaputra)   Classification of Himalayas on the basis of Geographic Location Punjab … 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 alike since time immemorial.The names’ Manas’ ‘Kedarkhand’ and ‘ Kurmachal’ are assigned to this place … 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 over the world .uttarakhand derives from the Sanskrit for north north country. Uttarakhand is a … 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 whose most of the mountainranges are 4,800 to 6,000 metre high.many glaciers are found in … 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 the doon areas ,it can get very hot .it can get even hotter in the … 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 soil found in nainital district. Volcanic soil: the soil is found in the mountain slopes … 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 are the Mandakini, Nandakini, and Pindar rivers. The Alaknanda system drains parts of Chamoli, Tehri, … Read more

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