Month: November 2019

Amazing facts about the Himalayan mountain range (the Himalayas)

Himalayas

The Himalayan mountain range runs for 2400 km from Arunachal Pradesh, India in the east to Pakistan in the west. Formed after the collision of the Indian tectonic plate with the Eurasian plate, it is one of the youngest mountain ranges on Earth. Here are some amazing facts about the Himalayas. 9 of the 10 …

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Top 15 longest rivers in the World

Nile river

Determining the precise length of a river is a difficult task, still, the approximate length is calculated and published as official data. This article lists the top 15 longest rivers in the world. Let’s read. Top 15 longest rivers in the World Nile Amazon Yangtze Mississippi-Missouri Yenisei-Angara Yellow Ob-Irtysh Río de la Plata-Paraná Congo Amur-Argun-Kherlen …

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Some interesting facts about the Banyan tree (Bargad ka ped)

Bargad

Banyan tree species are found mainly in tropical and semi temperate areas. The species native to India is known as Indian banyan/bargad/vad/vat or Ficus benghalensis. Here are some interesting facts about the Banyan tree(Bargad ka ped). Indian banyan trees are the largest trees in the world by the area of canopy. Some of these trees …

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7 charismatic megafauna of India that are threatened species

Royal Bengal Tiger

India is a land of biodiversity. It is among the 17 megadiverse nations of the world. Thousands of animal species are found across India. There are some species however that are easily identifiable and have a large appeal. Such species are termed Charismatic Megafauna e.g. Royal Bengal Tiger. This article lists 7 Charismatic Megafauna of …

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