Beginner's Guide to Indian Geography

Geography is the study of earth's landscapes, people, places and environment. It is unique in bridging the social sciences with natural sciences.

A. Physical Features of India

  1. Physical Features of India
  2. Physical Divisions of India
  3. Location of India
  4. Location & Size of India
  5. Great Northern Mountains (1)
  6. Great Northern Plains
  7. Great Indian Plateau
  8. Coastal Plains
  9. Indian Islands
  10. Biodiversity in India

B. Rivers and Lakes in India

  1. Drainage Systems in India
  2. River Systems in India
  3. West Flowing Rivers of Peninsular India
  4. Indus River (5)
  5. Narmada River
  6. Tapi River
  7. Ganga River (2)
  8. Important Lakes in India

C. Climatic Conditions in India

  1. Climatic Conditions in India
  2. Factors Affecting Climate of India
  3. Mechanism of Monsoon
  4. Cycle of Seasons
  5. Cold Weather Season
  6. Hot Weather Season
  7. Advancing Southwest Monsoon Season
  8. Retreating Southwest Monsoon Season
  9. Distribution of Rainfall

D. Natural Vegetation in India

  1. Natural Vegetation of India
  2. Natural Vegetation in India
  3. Tropical Evergreen Forests
  4. Tropical Deciduous Forests
  5. Thorn Forests
  6. Tidal Forests
  7. Himalayan Forests

E. Wildlife in India

  1. Wildlife in India
  2. Wildlife Sanctuaries
  3. Bird Sanctuaries
  4. National Parks
  5. Tiger Reserves
  6. Wetlands
  7. Biosphere Reserves

F. Soils in India

  1. Soils in India
  2. Alluvial Soil
  3. Black Soil
  4. Red Soil
  5. Laterite Soil
  6. Desert Soil
  7. Mountain Soil

G. Agriculture in India

  1. Agriculture of India
  2. Agriculture in India
  3. Types of Farming
  4. Major Crops in India
  5. Food Grains in India
  6. Paddy
  7. Wheat
  8. Plantation Crops in India
  9. Tea
  10. Commercial Crops in India
  11. Cotton
  12. Sugarcane
  13. Spices
  14. Fruits
  15. Vegetables
  16. Floriculture
  17. Challenges Faced by Indian Agriculture