Gangetic Plain
geographical name low-lying plains region India & Bangladesh formed by Ganges River & its tributaries

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  • Gangetic Plain — or Indo Gangetic Plain Fertile lowland region of north central India. It stretches westward, centred on the Ganges River, from the Brahmaputra River valley and the Ganges delta to the Indus River valley. It contains the subcontinent s richest and …   Universalium

  • Indo-Gangetic Plain — Schematic map of the Indo Gangetic Plain …   Wikipedia

  • Indo-Gangetic Plain — ▪ plain, Asia also called  North Indian Plain        extensive north central section of the Indian subcontinent, stretching westward from (and including) the combined delta of the Brahmaputra River valley and the Ganges (Ganga) River (Ganges… …   Universalium

  • plain — plain1 plainly, adv. plainness, n. /playn/, adj., plainer, plainest, adv., n. adj. 1. clear or distinct to the eye or ear: a plain trail to the river; to stand in plain view. 2. clear to the mind; evident, manifest, or obvious: to make one s… …   Universalium

  • Lower Gangetic plains moist deciduous forests — The Lower Gangetic plains moist deciduous forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of Bangladesh and eastern India. The ecoregion covers an area of 254,100 square kilometers (98,100 square miles), covering most of Bangladesh and the …   Wikipedia

  • Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests — The Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of northern India. It lies on the alluvial plain of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, with an area of 263,100 square kilometers (101,600 square miles),… …   Wikipedia

  • indo-gangetic — |in(ˌ)dō+ adjective Usage: usually capitalized I&G : of or relating to the area drained by the Indus and Ganges rivers especially the lowland plain south of the Himalayas …   Useful english dictionary

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

  • Geography of India — Country geography name =India continent =Asia region =Southern Asia Indian subcontinent coordinates =20°00 N 77°00 E area ranking =7th km area =3287263 percent land= 90.44 km coastline =7516 | borders =Total land borders:cite web |title=MINISTRY… …   Wikipedia

  • Geography of Uttar Pradesh — Uttar Pradesh is India s fifth largest and most populous state, located in the north western part of the country. It spreads over a large area, and the plains of the state are quite distinctly different from the high mountains in the north. The… …   Wikipedia

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