Geography of Meghalaya
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Published by Zimba, to be had of Shillong Co-operative Marketing Society in Shillong .
Written in English



  • Meghalaya (India)


  • Meghalaya (India) -- Geography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby D.T. Zimba ; foreword by D.S. Rawat.
LC ClassificationsDS485.M58 Z55 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4079240M
LC Control Number79904628

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According to the geography of Meghalaya, it is located in between Bangladesh in the south and the Brahmaputra valley in the north, in the north-eastern portion of India. The area of Meghalaya is. Meghalaya—alaya (“abode”) and megha (“of the clouds”)—occupies a mountainous plateau of great scenic beauty. It became a state in Area 8, square miles (22, square km). Pop. () 2,, Land Relief and drainage. Meghalaya is an upland area formed by a detached block of the Deccan plateau. Its summits vary in elevation from 4, to 6, feet (1, to 1, metres).   Geography of Meghalaya is quite a long chapter. For the convenience of the students, I divided the whole chapter into 8 different parts. Each part has its own set of questions that may be interested by the question setters. MEGHALAYA. MEGHALAYA The "abode of clouds," Meghalaya is the wettest state in India. Also known as the Meghalaya Plateau or the Shillong Plateau, it lies between and nearly 6, feet (–1, m) above sea the east of the state are the Jantia Hills; in the center, the West and East Khasi Hills; and in the west, the East and West Garo Hills.