Uttaranchal, Environment & Development: A Geo-ecological Overview
Presents Geoecological Overview Of Uttaranchal To Highlight Its Unique Geo-Geographical Attributes, Resource Use, Environment. 15 Chapters Under 4 Heads-Geographical Framework, Cultural Milieu, Resource Dynamics And Environmental Problems. Has Maps, Diagrams And Photographs.
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THE GEOGRAPHICAL FRAMEWORK
Major River Systems
The river systems of Uttaranchal rivers according
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activities agriculture Alaknanda Almora altitude areas associated Bhabar cent centres Chamoli changes characteristic climate close constitutes created crops cultivation cultural Dehradun distribution district Dun valley economic effect elevations entire environment environmental extensive facilities fact factors flow foothill forests Ganga Garhwal geographic glaciers Greater growing growth Haridwar high altitude hill Himalaya important increased India industry irrigation kinds known land less Lesser Himalaya locations lower mainly major mining mountainous Naini natural needs occur period Pithoragarh places Plains planned plants population potential present problems production projects proportion rainfall ranges region reveal rise river roads rural season settlement shows Siwalik slopes snow soils species streams surface Table Tarai Tehri temperature tourist towns transport trees tributaries urban urban centres usually Uttaranchal Uttarkashi valley variety various varying vast vegetation village Western zone