भारत की प्रमुख झीलें (Lakes of India)

झील जल का वह स्थिर भाग है जो चारो तरफ से स्थलखंडों से घिरा होता है। झील की दूसरी विशेषता उसका स्थायित्व है। सामान्य रूप से झील भूतल के वे विस्तृत गड्ढे हैं जिनमें जल भरा होता है। झीलों का जल प्रायः स्थिर होता है। झीलें मुख्यत: दो प्रकार की होती हैं – खारे (saline) […]

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Physical Geography of India: Drainage systems

The drainage system refers to the system of flow of surface water mainly through rivers. An area drained by a river and its tributaries is called a drainage basin. The drainage system is related to a number of factors like slope of land, geological structure, amount and velocity of water. On the basis of the […]

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Physical Geography of India: Physiography

Based on the variations in its geological structure and formations, India can be divided into three geological divisions. These geological regions broadly follow the physical features: (i) The Penisular Block (ii) The Himalayas and other Peninuslar Mountains (iii) Indo-Ganga-Brahmaputra Plain. PHYSIOGRAPHY: ‘Physiography’ of an area is the outcome of structure, process and the stage of […]

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Taxes in middle age (India)

GhariGhari was tax on Houses. It was introduced by Allauddin Khilji. CharahCharah was tax on Grass lands used for grazing of animals.It was also introduced by Allauddin Khilji. KharazKharaz was tax levied on gross production of lands belonged to non – Muslims.It was introduced by Firoz Shah Tughlaq. UshrafUshraf was tax levied on gross production […]

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