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The Siwalik Hills (sometimes spelled Shiwalik, Shivalik, or Sivalik) are a sub-Himalayan mountain range running 1,600 km long from the Tista River, Sikkim, through Nepal and India, into northern Pakistan. The Himalaya is a mountain range in Asia, separating the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. ... Mount Cook, a mountain in New Zealand A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state nestled in the Himalayas. ...

The range runs parallel with the Himalayan system from Hardwar on the Ganges to the banks of the Beas, and though only 16 km wide in places, the hills have an average height of 900 to 1,200 m.

The Siwalik Hills are chiefly composed of low sandstone and conglomerate hills, the solidified and upheaved detritus of the great range in their rear, the intermediate valley lying between the outer hills and the Mussoorie. Ramapithecus was among many fossil finds in the region. Red Sandstone in Wyoming Layered sandstone Sandstone is an arenaceous sedimentary rock composed mainly of feldspar and quartz and varies in colour (in a similar way to sand), through grey, yellow, red, and white. ... Binomial name Sivapithecus ramapithecus Ramapithecus is an extinct primate erected from a two inch piece of a jawbone, with four teeth. ... FOSSIL is a standard for allowing serial communication for telecommunications programs under DOS. FOSSIL stands for Fido Opus Seadog Standard Interface Layer and was made by a group of Fidonet sysops to make their software work on different machines. ...

This article incorporates text from the public domain 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica ( 1911) in many ways represents the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ...

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Haryana is situated in the north between 27 deg 37' to 30 deg 35' latitude and between 74 deg 28' to 77 deg 36' longitude.
Rainfall is varied, with Shivalik Hills region being the wettest and the Aravali Hills region being the driest.
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The rainfall is generally restricted to rolling plain in north and northeast a doom in Pinjore area and flood plain along the Ghaggar river.
The important rivers/streams of the district are Ghaggar, Sirsa nadi, Kaushalya etc. Generally the slope of the district is from north east to south west.
The soils in the district are mainly light loam (seoti) piedmont (Ghar and Kandi), Shivalik (pahar), silt clay (Naili and chhachhra Dakar) etc.
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