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On land, the range of a species can be limited by geographic features like mountain ranges, canyons, rivers, and anything else that might get in the way. ... On the U.S. east coast, the northernmost Bull Shark nursery was thought to be the upper portions of the Indian River Lagoon in Florida. Was.
Whether one is looking for a vacation by the shore or in a valley tucked into a mountain range, here are some Indian and international options to explore: Bali. The Indonesian island of bountiful beaches, beautiful scenery, warm people, and mouth-watering cuisines surely makes Bali a strong candidate for ...

The months of May, June and July remind us of the scorching heat and humidity that we deal with in most part of India. These are months when people look for an escape from this summer heat and go for a vacation with their friends and family. While most people prefer to go to hilly destinations to escape ...
The Himalayas ripple across the country's boundary with the Tibetan Plateau and China, making it vital to India's strategic defense along its northern frontier. The mountain range — which includes Mount Everest — effectively seals off the Indian subcontinent from China. The rugged northern border with ...
Kashmir is nestled in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. It is bifurcated by what is known as the “Line of Control,” which runs 435 miles and divides it between India and Pakistan. The Indian-controlled portion totals about 45 percent. Pakistan-controlled Kashmir totals about 35 percent.
The summer festival season fast approaching and it's time to make some not so difficult choices. How about Sziget on an island in the Danube: three days partying with great music and beguiling culture. Acts appearing this year include Lana del Rey, one of Europe's top festivals on an island in the Danube.

Imagine a rail ride through the picturesque Dudhwa National Park or the Vindhyachal mountain range. Going big on heritage preservation, Indian Railway has plans to convert three commercially unviable metergauge corridors into heritage lines. These corridors in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, ...
On this year of adventure tourism, embark on a journey to trek on some of the most difficult Himalayan trails. The Himalayas are the majestic mountain ranges that adorn the northern and north-eastern parts of India. The snow capped peaks of the Himalayas and its picturesque presence has earned it ...
Tagore refers to features of physical geography as well: the Vindhya and Himalaya mountain ranges and the Yamuna and Ganges rivers. The Almighty's name, the anthem says, swells and animates this land. In the final part, Tagore provides a refrain: Taba Subha name jage, taba subha ashisha maange,.
Mauritius is a tiny island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of the African continent. It is so small that you can reach its four corners in one day. The country has become a tourist mainstay on the continent and tourism has been a key factor in its development. The country's clear blue waters, ...
A sign on a mountain road in the Ladakh region of the Himalayas in India reads: “Because of global warming please beware avalanche can come anytime anywhere.” Allison Joyce/Getty Images. The tallest mountain range in the world — the Himalayas — are part of a region known as the “Third Pole.
Its majestic mountain ranges, verdant oases, and breathtaking coastlines, together with the country's rich heritage and the hospitality of its people, have given it ... “You get to have the best of both worlds — a beach wedding with middle eastern influences,” agrees Mehak Sagar, co-founder of popular Indian ...
But the mountain range and its tropical dry deciduous forests never gained popularity as a biogeographic hot spot or an ecological heritage monument. What can be more baffling? Particularly since this ancient mountain range shaped much of the northern Indian landscape in more ways than one—by ...
The goji berry is another popular berry that grows on the Chinese side of the mountain range. Sold dried, the fibre-rich fruit is an excellent source of iron, calcium and vitamins. Popular as a tart flavouring for Oriental soups, salads and more, even imported berries are becoming increasingly popular in India.
"We noticed serious violations of the orders of the Supreme Court of India as mining leases falling in Aravali mountain range were granted, renewed and ... lead, zinc, rock phosphate, soapstone, silica sand, limestone, marble and gypsum, and most of these minerals are found in the Aravali mountain range.
As reported by Forbes, the article explores biodiversity in India's Western Ghats mountain range, a hotspot for much of the country's agriculture expansion that is “unusually species-rich,” with many being found nowhere else in the world. According to the article, arabica and robusta production have differing ...
Taking passengers through untouched parts of the country, various train journeys in India cut through rugged yet pristine mountain ranges, across ... The route has Asia's second longest and India's longest railway tunnel – The Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel, stretching through the Pir Panjal mountain range.

In the 1580s, the adventurous son of a Dutch innkeeper found himself on a ship sailing from Lisbon to India. .... East India Company, this is said to be the earliest accurate map of Bengal and Bihar and it is incredibly detailed, showing almost every village, besides rivers, mountain ranges, and even swamps.
Theni (TN), Mar 13 (PTI) "Welcome to Kurangani Hills, the Western Ghats for a glimpse into the forces of nature," says a welcome signboard ahead of the pristine mountain ranges near here. It is an irony ... The sites high montane forest ecosystems influence the Indian monsoon weather pattern." PTI VGN ...
The power plant has been built at Dadarkala at a cost of Rs6.5 billion over a stretch of 380 acre in the Vindhyan mountain range. ... Coinciding with the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India, an Indo-French Centre of Excellence (CoE) was inaugurated in Bengaluru on Monday to impart ...
New Delhi [India], Jan 28 : This year, (fortunately or unfortunately) has shaped out to be a traveler's paradise, with over 16 long weekends coming up. There are a number of ... Sitting amidst green forests, it lies in the Aravalli mountain range, around 1,220 meters above sea level. Get most of your vacation ...
Another session focussed on the Aravallis, the mountain range that cuts through northwest India. Pradip Kishen, naturalist, that some of the earliest prehistoric human sites on the Indian subcontinent were located in Mangarbani, a forest in the Aravalli range in Faridabad district, just south of the capital.
In Chamba the towns of Dalhousie and Khajjiar are popular hill stations and vacation spots for the people from the plains of northern India. Chamba is the only district in northern India to preserve a well-documented history from 500 AD. Its high mountain ranges have given it a sheltered position and helped ...
In an exclusive interview with The Hans India, Yadav said, “The Everest summit is my ultimate dream for which I have been preparing my body and mind for ... Finally, I was successful in reaching the base camp of the mighty mountain range, but the real difficulty began during my trek up the highest peaks of ...
... are burning in Oregon and Washington, most of which run like vertebrae up the Cascade Mountain Range from northern California to southern Canada. ... As of Thursday, the Indian Creek and Eagle Creek fires combined and were burning about 33,000 acres along some of the most popular trails and ...
Nestled in the mountain range that encircles the Indian-controlled Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg is a stone's throw from the highly-militarized disputed border with Pakistan. The 'Gulmarg Gondola' is one of the world's highest cable cars, ferrying passengers to an altitude of 4,100 metres and depositing them and ...
On 10 January 2018, China Telecom activated a long-awaited terrestrial link to the landlocked country of Nepal. The new fiber optic connection, which traverses the Himalayan mountain range, alters a significant aspect of Nepal's exclusive dependency on India, shifting the balance of power (at least for ...
“We revere all forms of nature, including animals and birds, as a meaningful part of our lives, and we consider the surrounding Estrella and South Mountain ranges to be sacred.” Comprising the Pima and Maricopa peoples, the Sacaton-based Gila River Indian Community owns the Sheraton Grand at Wild ...
Named after the Vedic sage Agasthya, the mountain-range is close to state capital Thiruvananthapuram and has a tribal population living in its deep forests. However, it has another odd, infamous ... We believe in the constitution of India which stands for gender equality. We are ready to approach even the ...
India is blessed with some of the most magnificent mountain ranges on this planet, but skiing remains an unfamiliar sport to a majority of Indians. The reasons for this, range from the high costs of travel and equipment to the unavailability of quality infrastructure such as cable cars and chairlifts. Anyone who ...
Police say the avalanche came down in the Lizard Mountain range on Monday afternoon. The man was with a large group of backcountry skiers when he and another person split off to ski on their own. Police say both people were caught in the slide — one was able to get free to dig out the Calgary man, ...
On International Mountain Day, DH curates top 10 mountain ranges of Karnataka. ... The peak has been named after Sufi saint Baba Budan, who is said to have introduced coffee to India. ... Brahmagiri mountain range in western ghats is known for its exotic wildlife and Thirunelli Temple with giant pillars.
Colliding landmasses typically form mountain ranges. For instance, when the continental plates of India and Asia merged 55 million years ago, it resulted in the formation of the Himalayas. Nordsvan and colleagues say they have evidence that the Mount Isa mountain ranges formed when Georgetown and ...
Colliding landmasses can form mountain ranges. For example, the clash of the continental plates of India and Asia about 55 million years ago created the Himalayas. The researchers of the new study say they found evidence of mountains forming when Georgetown rammed into the rest of Australia.
The Lushai Hills (or Mizo Hills) are a mountain range in Mizoram and Tripura, India and is said to be hard for the physical activities. The mountain range is part of the Patkai range system and 'Blue mountain' is its highest point which stands tall at 2,157 meters. Why is it hard to cycle? Because the hills are ...
After a 30-year conservation campaign, bone-eaters once again soar above the Alps. According to the French charity League for the Protection of Birds, the bearded vulture is now considered back in the European mountain range, reports Le Monde, with 39 breeding pairs in residence. The birds had been ...
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black tar-like substance that comes from rocks in high mountain ranges. Shilajit has been used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine for the centuries, and the ...
... of women and children has been banned. Trekking to the peak of Agasthyarkoodam, a mountain range near Thiruvananthapuram, has been prohibited to women and children under the age of 14 on account of safety concerns and the opposition by the local tribal community, reported The Indian Express.
But the Himalayans are not the only mountain range that separates the subcontinent from the rest of Asia. There are also the Karakorum mountains (spanning the borders of China, India Pakistan, and stretching all the way west to Afghanistan and Tajikistan), and Hindu Kush (known also historically as the ...
Gilgit (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir), Nov.21: Gilgit-Baltistan is home to some of the world's highest mountain ranges. But, the region is losing its ...
The Sabarimala temple is located in the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District in Kerala.
Jabal Akhdar (The Green Mountain) is part of Oman's Al Hajar mountain range. Bask in its pleasantly cool weather, enjoy the walking trails or ...
... mountain ranges: Dhauladhar, Zanskar and the Greater Himalayas. ... The last village of India, Chitkul, can also be visited, just not in the ...
Two Americans Establish New Climb in Indian Himalayas .... (V 5.9 AI4)), as well as guiding in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range in Peru.
... a few of the other eight countries like Bhutan, Nepal, India and China. ... “There are 240 million people living in these mountain ranges and ...
Situated on the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats at an altitude of 914 metres above sea level, Sabarimala temple is four km uphill from ...
... in a remote part of the Flathead Indian Reservation; and Dutton/Brady, ... While several mountain ranges separate Dutton and Hot Springs, ...
... Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Pamir, and Tien Shan mountain ranges. ... Representatives from both India and Pakistan, for instance, ...
... the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountain range, including Pakistan, ... The environment secretaries of India, Bhutan and Nepal also spoke ...
... “long-term catastrophe” because the horse destabilized the Indian way ... cuts, watercourses, hills, ridges, buttes, and small mountain ranges.


 

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