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The Aravalli Range
The Aravalli Range

The Aravalli Range is a range of mountains in western India running approximately 300 miles from northeast to southwest across Rajasthan state. The northern end of the range continues as isolated hills and rocky ridges into Haryana state, ending near Delhi. The highest peak is Guru Shikhar in Mount Abu. Rising to 5653 feet, it lies near the southwestern extremity of the range, close to the border with the Gujrat District. The city of Ajmer with its lake lies on the south slope of the range in Rajasthan. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2888x1926, 795 KB) Description Paysage des Ârâvalli en Inde Aravalli landscape in India Source Nataraja Statut 2003, G. Anfossi File links The following pages link to this file: Geography of India Aravalli Range ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2888x1926, 795 KB) Description Paysage des Ârâvalli en Inde Aravalli landscape in India Source Nataraja Statut 2003, G. Anfossi File links The following pages link to this file: Geography of India Aravalli Range ... , Rājasthān (DevanāgarÄ«: राजस्थान, IPA: )   is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area. ... , Haryana   (HindÄ«: हरियाणा, PunjabÄ«: ਹਰਿਆਣਾ, IPA: ) is a state in north India. ... , Delhi ( , Hindi: , Punjabi: , Urdu: ) sometimes referred to as Dilli, is the second-largest metropolis in India after Mumbai with a population of 13 million. ... Guru Shikhar, a peak at an altitude of 5,676 feet (1722 meters), is the highest point in Rajasthan. ... Mount Abu is the highest peak in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan state, in western India. ... Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. ... Ajmer   , or Ajmere, is a city in Ajmer District in Indias Rajasthan state. ...

Aravalli Hill
Aravalli Hill

The Aravalli Range is the eroded stub of a range of ancient folded mountains.[1] The range rose in a Precambrian event called the Aravalli-Delhi orogen. The range joins two of the ancient segments that make up the Indian craton, the Marwar segment to the northwest of the range, and the Bundelkhand segment to the southeast. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 491 pixelsFull resolution (980 × 601 pixel, file size: 275 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Own pic Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 491 pixelsFull resolution (980 × 601 pixel, file size: 275 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Own pic Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... The Precambrian (Pre-Cambrian) is an informal name for the eons of the geologic timescale that came before the current Phanerozoic eon. ... In geology, orogeny is the process of mountain building. ... World geologic provinces. ...


Notes

  1. ^ The India Center - Physical Features. Retrieved on 2007-01-05.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • http://www.rajirrigation.gov.in/1rainfall.htm

Coordinates: 25°00′N, 73°30′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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The range parallels the Vindhya Range to the north, and these two east-west ranges divide the Indo-Gangetic plain of northern India and Pakistan from the Deccan Plateau to the south.
The seasonally dry western portion of the range, together with the Narmada valley and the western Vindhya Range, are within the Narmada valley dry deciduous forests ecoregion.
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