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ISRO Scientists Discovers Red Himalayan Glacial Lake in Ladakh

ISRO Scientists Discovers Red Himalayan Glacial Lake in Ladakh 8

Recently, ISRO Scientists Discovers Red Himalayan Glacial Lake in Ladakh. Scientists from Indian Space Research Organisation discovered an unusual reddish-brown waters lake in the Northeast Himalayas after compiling last 20 years remote sensing satellite data. Features of Red Lake Geology The red lake identified in the Ladakh Himalaya is a high-altitude lake located at ~5060 ... Read more

30 Useful Questions on Aeolian Landforms for UPSC/PSC/SSC Exams

30 Useful Questions on Aeolian Landforms for UPSC/PSC/SSC Exams 9

In this section, we will cover 30 Useful Questions on Aeolian Landforms for UPSC /PSC/SSC Exams. Aeolian Landforms are landforms which are created by air or wind activity. It could be either depositional or erosional Landforms. Depositional Landforms mainly includes Dunes, Ripple Marks, Loess, Desert Pavement, Desert Vanish etc. Similarly, Erosional Landforms includes Ventifacts, Deflation ... Read more

Soil and Its Types: Alluvium, Black, Red and Yellow, Laterite, Arid, Saline, Peaty and Mountain Soils

Soil and Its Types: Alluvium, Black, Red and Yellow, Laterite, Arid, Saline, Peaty and Mountain Soils 10

In this tutorial, I will take you through Soil and Its different types - Alluvium, Black, Red and Yellow, Laterite, Arid, Saline, Peaty and Mountain Soils. Out of all, alluvium soil is the most fertile soil located in the Indo-Gangetic Plain of India which covers around 15 lakh sq. km of the total area. Thus ... Read more