Siwalik Range
geographical name foothills of the Himalayas N India extending SE from N Punjab into Uttar Pradesh

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  • Siwalik Range — ▪ mountains, Asia also called  Siwalik Hills  or  Outer Himalayas , Siwalik also spelled  Shiwalik        sub Himalayan range of the northern Indian subcontinent. It extends west northwestward for more than 1,000 miles (1,600 km) from the Tista… …   Universalium

  • Siwalik region — Siwalik is highland region in between the Mahabharat and Chure mountain range in Nepal. This region has deposit of huge quantity of calcium carbonate and subeconomic grade of important minerals such as iron, sulfur, copper etc. The tectonically… …   Wikipedia

  • Lower Himalayan Range — The Lower Himalayan Range (also known as the Lesser Himalayan Range or Mahabharat Lekh) lies north of the Sub Himalayan Range or Siwalik Range and south of the Great Himalayas. The height of the mountains varies between 1800 to 4600 meters.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahabharat Range — The Mahabharat Range (Nepali: महाभारत श्रृंखला mahābhārat shrinkhalā) also called the Lesser Himalaya is a major east west mountain range [a series of east west mountain ranges] with elevations 1,500 to 2,700 meters (5,000 to 9,000 feet) along… …   Wikipedia

  • Siwalikketten — Siwalik|ketten,   Siwaliks, englisch Siwalik Range [ reɪndʒ], die niedrigen Vorberge des Himalaja, in Nordindien und Süd Nepal, Ausläufer in Pakistan, erstrecken sich über mehr als 1 600 km (vom Tistatal bis Südwestkaschmir), Breite 10 50 km,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Inner Terai Valleys of Nepal — The Inner Terai Valleys or Bhitri tarai (भित्री तराइ) are various elongated valleys in Nepal situated between the Himalayan foothills, the 600–900 m high Siwalik or Churia Range and the 2,000 3,000 m high Mahabharat Range further north. Major… …   Wikipedia

  • primate — primatal, adj., n. primatial /pruy may sheuhl/, primatical /pruy mat i keuhl/, adj. /pruy mayt/ or, esp. for 1, /pruy mit/, n. 1. Eccles. an archbishop or bishop ranking first among the bishops of a province or country. 2. any of various… …   Universalium

  • Himalayas — Himalayan, adj. /him euh lay euhz, hi mahl yeuhz/, n. the, a mountain range extending about 1500 mi. (2400 km) along the border between India and Tibet. Highest peak, Mt. Everest, 29,028 ft. (8848 m). Also called the Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Baghmati River — ▪ river, Asia       river in south central Nepal and northern Bihar state, northeastern India. It rises in several headstreams in the lowland area of Nepal and flows southward through the Siwalik (Shiwalik) Range (Siwalik Range), the southernmost …   Universalium

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