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Great Geographical entities on earth: Where are they located?

The Himalayas The Himalayas form a mountain range in Asia, separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The range has many of the Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 m (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8,000-metrepeaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia (Aconcagua, in the Andes) is

BPSC Exam: Quick Geographical Facts about Bihar

BPSC Exam: Quick Geographical Facts about Bihar

Bihar is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). Bihar is the third-largest state of population (10.4 crore) Bihar state is located between 24°-20'-10" N ~ 27°-31'-15" N latitude and between 83°-19'-50" E ~ 88°-17'-40" E longitude. Its average elevation above sea level is 173 feet (53 m). Bihar

11 Most Important Geographical Phenomena

1. Solstice The word solstice is derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), because at the solstices, the Sun stands still in declination; that is, the seasonal movement of the Sun's path (as seen from Earth) comes to a stop before reversing direction. A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year (in June and December)