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Kashmir or North-western Himalayas and Karewa formations

Posted on : 08 Feb 2020

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  • It comprises a series of ranges such as the Karakoram, Ladakh, Zaskar and PirPanjal. The northeastern part of the Kashmir Himalayas is a cold desert, which lies between the Greater
  • The Himalayas and the Karakoram ranges. Between the Great Himalayas and the PirPanjal range, lies the world-famous Valley of Kashmir and the famous Dal Lake.
  • The Kashmir Himalayas are famous for Karewa formations, which are useful for the cultivation of Zafran, a local variety of saffron.
  • Karewas are the thick deposits of glacial clay and other materials embedded with moraines.

Article Related Questions

  1. The Kashmir Himalayas are famous for Karewa formations. In this context consider the following statements about the Karewa formations
    1.They are the thick deposits of glacial clay and other materials embedded with moraines.
    2.They are useful for the cultivation of maple-trees.
    Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : 2 only

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