Raghu Prasad, R (1951) Geographic and climatic features of India and the hydrology of the surrounding seas. Handbook on Indian Fisheries . pp. 17-23.
The peninsula of India can be divided into three distinct segments: (1) tbe great alluvial plains of North India, (2) the peninsula of Deccan, south of the Vindhya mountains and (3) the great mountain barrier which surrounds the plains to the West, North and East, known as the extra peninsula . Climatically India presents as great contrasts as any area of similar size. In the north-west lies the Rajaputana desert with an average annual rainfall of less than 5 inches and at the NorthEeast in Assam is Chirrapunji with an average of about 430 inches.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Geographic features; climatic features; India; hydrology|
|Subjects:||Oceanography > Hydrology|
Marine Environment > Climate change
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||31 Jan 2011 11:42|
|Last Modified:||30 May 2012 14:11|
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