Flashcards in Environment Deck (10)
Describe the Indo-Gangetic Plain
a. Between the Indus and Ganges river
b. Agriculturally rich
Describe the Himalayan Mountains
a.The border of India, Nepal, and Tibet
b. Tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest
Describe the Deccan Plateau
a. Central and Southern India
b. The Ghats mountain range on east and west side of plateau
This river is considered to be a holy river in Hinduism and Indian culture
People come from long distances to touch the waters if which river?
Which endangered species can be found in Eastern India?
Which type of endangered rhinoceros live in India?
Sumatran and Javan
Which two animals appear as deities in Hindu mythology?
elephants and monkeys
Hindus consider this animal sacred and its sale for eating is illegal