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Editor Bhardwaj, R.N. ♦ Yadav, Naresh
Illustrator Kumar, Dilip
Source NCERT
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Date Created 2006-03
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Earth sciences ♦ Geology, hydrology & meteorology ♦ History & geography ♦ Geography & travel
Subject Domain (in LCC) G149-180::Geography, Anthropology, and Recreation
Subject Keyword Drainage Patterns ♦ Indian Drainage System ♦ River Regimes ♦ River Water ♦ Peninsular Drainage System
Abstract The drainage pattern resembling the branches of a tree is known as “dendritic” the examples of which are the rivers of northern plain. When the rivers originate from a hill and flow in all directions, the drainage pattern is known as ‘radial’. The rivers originating from the Amarkantak range present a good example of it. When the primary tributaries of rivers flow parallel to each other and secondary tributaries join them at right angles, the pattern is known as ‘trellis’. When the rivers discharge their waters from all directions in a lake or depression, the pattern is know as ‘centripetal’.
Table of Contents   Unit II : Physiography
  Chapter 3: Drainage System
  3.1 Drainage System of India ..................... 23
Description This chapter is on Drainage System on Geography for class XI in the textbook of India: Physical Environment.
ISBN 8174505385
Educational Role Student
Age Range 13 to 17 years
Educational Use Reading
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level XI and XII
Learning Resource Type Book
Educational Framework Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Size (in Bytes) 190.00 kB
Page Count 11

Source: NCERT