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India Map : July (I) 2020

Identify Places On Map
  • 1. Locate this lake in India which was created by an asteroid collision.

    Lonar Lake. Lonar Lake or Lonar crater, is a notified National Geo-heritage Monument, saline, soda lake, located at Lonar in Buldhana district, Maharashtra. It is situated inside the Deccan Plateau—a massive plain of volcanic basalt rock created by eruptions.

  • 2. Locate Asia's largest solar power project.

    Rewa Solar Project. Recently, a 750 MW solar project was set up in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. It is Asia's largest solar power project. It is also India’s first solar project to get funding from Clean Technology Fund (CTF), which is available at a rate of 0.25% for a 40-year period from the World Bank. It is in line with India's commitment to attain the target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022 including 100 GW of solar installed capacity.

  • 3. Locate the strait that divides India and Sri Lanka.

    Palk Strait. The Palk Strait is a strait between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Jaffna District of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Katchatheevu Island, a disputed island between India and Srilanka, also lies in the Palk Strait. Palk Strait connects the Bay of Bengal in the northeast with the Palk Bay and connects the Palk bay to Gulf of Mannar in the southwest. A chain of low islands and reefs known as Adam’s Bridge, also called Ramsethu, separates the Gulf of Mannar from Palk Strait, which lies to the north between India and Sri Lanka.

  • 4. Locate the valley at trijunction of India, China and Bhutan.

    Chumbi valley. Chumbi valley is on the south side of the Himalayan drainage divide, near the Chinese border with Sikkim state of India and with Bhutan. The Chumbi Valley is connected to Sikkim to the southwest via the mountain passes of Nathu La and Jelep La. It is a disputed territory between China and Bhutan. It is strategically very important due to its close proximity with Siliguri corridor which is India's only land route to Northern eastern states.

  • 5. Locate the oldest national park in India.

    Corbett National Park. Corbett National Park, also called Jim Corbett National Park, natural area in southern Uttarakhand state, northern India. It was established as Hailey National Park in 1936. Ramganga River flows through it. The park was established mainly for the protection of the Bengal tiger. It is here that India’s Project Tiger was established in 1973 to provide havens for tigers in the country’s national parks.

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