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UPSC Prelims 2019 Quick revision notes : Physical Geography of India

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HIMALAYAN REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

Physical geography of India is very important section of Geography. It is very interesting but complex and little difficult to understand in the first instance.
This booklet moulds all the topic in easy to understand, maintaining UPSC standard for quick revision.

The material consist of following Chapters :
Unit : Himalayan Regional Geography
  1. Himalayan Physiography
  • Trans Himalayas
  • The Himalayas
  • Important Passes of Himalayas
  • Significance of Himalayas
  1. Himalayan Drainage System
  • Indus River System
  • The Ganga River System
  • Brahmaputra River System
  1. Himalayan Climate System
  • Seasonal Rhythm
  • Annual Rainfall
  1. Himalayan Natural Vegetation & Wildlife
  • Natural Vegetation
  • Major Forest Products
  • Minor Forest Products
  • Indirect uses of forests
  • Vegetation Division of Himalayas
  • Wildlife
  1. Himalayan Soils
  • Major Soils found in Himalayan Region
  • Soil erosion
  1. Himalayan System
  • Biotic Resources
  • Livestock
  • Cattle
  • Buffaloes
  • Sheep
  • Pig
  • Horses and Ponies
  • Goat
  • Wool
  • Sericulture
  • Fisheries
  • Apiculture (Bee Keeping)
  1. Demography of Himalayan Region
  • Population Growth in Himalayan Region
  • Western Himalayas
  • Eastern Himalayan
  1. Himalayan System Population Composition
  • Ethnic composition of Himalayan region
  • Scheduled Castes
  • Distribution of SCs in Himalayan region
  • Tribal population in Himalayan region
  • Distribution of STs in Himalayan region
  • Tribal Economy
  • Languages and Dialects used in Himalayan region
  • Religious Composition
  • Literacy in Himalayan Region
  • Migration
  • Internal Migration in Himalayan region
  1. Himalayan Agriculture
  • Crop combination in the Himalayan region
  • Dryland Farming in Himalayan region
  • Agro-Climatic Region of Himalayas
  1. Mineral Resources in Himalayan Region
  • Metallic Minerals
  • Non Metallic Minerals
  1. Energy Resources in Himalayas
  • Conventional Sources of Energy
  • Non Conventional Energy Sources
  1. Himalayan Natural Hazards & Disasters
  • Major Natural Hazards and Disasters in Himalayas
  • Earthquakes
  • Nepal Earthquake
  • Droughts
  • Floods
  • Cloudburst
  • Landslides
  • Avalanches
Unit II: Regional Geography of Northern Plains
  1. The Great Plain of North India
  • Origin of the Plain
  • Geomorphology of the Plain
  • Regional Division of Plains
  • Significance of the Plain
  1. Important River Water Projects & Dams in Northern Plain
  2. Indian Monsoon & Climatic Regions Of India
  • Introduction
  • Traditional Theory
  • Dynamic Theory
  • Factors Affecting Indian Monsoon
  • Theory of Bursting Monsoon
  • Rainfall Pattern in India
  • Climatic Regions of India
  • Climatic Regions of India
  1. Soils
  • Soils
  • Soil erosion in the Great Plains
  • Desertification
  1. NATURAL VEGETATION & WILDLIFE
  • Forest Products
  • Social Forestry
  • Wild Life
  • National Park
  • Biosphere Reserves
  1. Biotic Resources
  • Cattle
  • Buffaloes
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Horses, Ponies, Donkey & Mules
  • Camel
  • Livestock Products
  • Fisheries
  1. Demography of the Great northern plains
  • Factors Governing Distribution of population
  • Literacy in the Great Northern Plains
  • Work
  1. Energy Resources
  • Coal
  • Petroleum or Mineral Oil
  • Pipelines
  • Natural Gas
  • Electricity
  • Non conventional Energy Sources
  1. LAND UTILIZATION & AGRICULTURE
  • Land Use
  • Agriculture
  • Crop Combination of Northern Plains
  • Food Crops
  • Cash Crops
  • Old Seeds
  • Tea
  • Agro Climatic Regions
  • Case study of Green Revolution
  • Components of Green Revolution
  • Impact of Green Revolution
  • Demerits of Green Revolution
  • Ecological Implications
  1. MINERAL RESOURCES
  • Metalic Minerals
  • Non-Metallic Minerals
  1. NATURAL HAZARD & Disasters
  • Earthquakes
  • Droughts
  • Consequences of Drought
  • Floods
Unit III: Regional Geography Peninsular India

  1. The Peninsular Plateau Coastal Plains and Islands
  • Peninsular Plateau
  • Meghalaya and Shillong Plateau
  • Coastal Plains
  • The Indian Islands
  1. Drainage System of Peninsular India
  • Origin of Peninsular Drainage
  • West flowing rivers
  • East Flowing Rivers
  • Waterfalls in Peninsular India
  • Water Resources & Irrigation
  • Irrigation
  • Multipurpose Projects
  1. Climate of Peninsular India
  • Factors Influencing the Climate of Peninsular India
  • Seasonal Rhythm of Peninsular India
  • Annual Rainfall in the Peninsula India
  • Climatic Regions of Peninsular India
  1. Soils
  • Soil Erosion
  1. Natural Vegetation & Wildlife
  • Natural Vegetation
  • Geographical Distribution of Forest Area
  • Forest Products
  • Wildlife
  • Biosphere Reserves
  1. Demography of Peninsular India
  • Population
  • Sex ratio in the Peninsular India
  • Child population and sex Ratio
  • Child Sex Ratio
  • Literacy in the peninsular India
  • Work participation
  • Languages and Dialects of Peninsular India
  • Religious Composition
  • Ethnic Composition
  • Scheduled Castes
  • Scheduled Tribes
  1. LAND UTILIZATION & AGRICULTURE
  • Land Utilization
  • Major Crops
  • Cash Crops
  • Oil Seeds
  • Platation Crops
  • Spices
  • Horticulture
  • Biotic and Marine Resources
  • Agro- Climatic Regions of Peninsular India
  1. MINERAL RESOURCES
  • Non Metallic Minerals
  • Energy Resources
  1. Manufacturing Industries
  • Textile Industries
  • Metallurgical Industries
  • Engineering Industries
  • Industrial Regions
  1. Transport & Communication
  • Railways
  • Metro Rail
  • Roadways
  • Air Transport
  • Water Transport
  • Shipping

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