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  • Last Updated : 27 Jun, 2022
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The Himalayas are the tallest mountain range on the planet, they have long propelled stories and stories of distant grounds, their blurred levels provoking the formation of fantasies and legends by the people who inhabit the feet of the absolute tallest and most monumental mountains on the planet. The Himalayas is a mountain range tracked down in Southeast Asia. North of the Himalayas is the Tibetan Plateau and south is the Indo-Gangetic Plain. The Himalayas structure the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent. This youthful mountain range brags the preferences K2 and Mount Everest, the tallest mountain. 

The Himalayas save our country from the cold and dry breezes of Central Asia. It additionally forestalls the downpour loaded rainstorm winds of the Indian Ocean from moving over to Northern nations and causes weighty precipitation in Northern India. Practically every one of the extraordinary waterways of India have their sources in the Himalayan reaches. 

Bountiful precipitation and immense snowfields, as well as huge ice sheets, are the taking care of grounds of the powerful streams of India. All the delightful slope stations in Northern India like Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Shimla, Kulu, Manali, Dharamshala, Dehradun, Nainital are situated in the Himalayas. Huge number of guests arrive at these slope stations. Numerous helpful spices which are utilized as drugs develop on the slants of the Himalayas. The Himalayan backwoods give kindling and a huge assortment of natural substances for woods based enterprises. The Himalayan backwoods give asylum to numerous sorts of wild creatures and birds. 

Significance of Himalayas

  • The presence of the Himalayas in north forestalls southwest storm winds and cause precipitation and snowfall. In the event that this mountain is missing, a significant piece of the Indian sub-landmass would have been a hot and dry desert.
  • Himalayas frames a characteristic limit for the sub-landmass. It is for all time frozen and is an obstruction to intrusion.
  • The northern fields of India are of incredible monetary and social importance because of other prolific alluvial soils, level land, sluggish perpetual waterways and a great and exchange have been created.
  • Peninsular level is plentiful in mineral and has colossal stores of Iron, Manganese, Copper, Bauxite, Mica, Chromium, Limestone and so forth.
  • An enormous number of all shapes and sizes ports have been fostered up and down the beach front regions. These ports a significant job in the development of public and global exchange. 

Huge number of types of verdure flourish in the district, each adjusting to its climatic circumstances, hunters and different moves exceptional to one’s environment. Notwithstanding, as in different locales, man’s entrance and double-dealing into the district has implied that numerous species have become wiped out or are undermined and very nearly eradication. We present a concise gander at the colossal regular abundance of the Himalayas.

Sample Questions

Question 1: At which point Himalayan range ends?

Answer:

The Himalayan range stretches from Indus river in Pakistan through India, Nepal and Bhutan, and ends in Brahmaputra river in east.

Question 2: What type of mountain is Himalayas?

Answer:

The Himalayas are fold mountains.

Question 3: Which plates form Himalayas?

Answer:

The collision of Indian Plate and Eurasian plate which began 50 million years and continues till today.

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