Eratosthenes was the first person to calculate the size of the earth. He was also the first person to use the word “Geography”. He also is known to have realized that Earth could be located with a basic grid of lines called Longitude and latitude. Eratosthenes was the first scientific Geographer who ascertained the length
The number of mines which reported mineral production (excluding minor minerals, petroleum (crude), natural gas and atomic minerals) in India was 2628 in 2010-11 as against 2999 in 2009-10. Out of 2628 reporting mines, 377 were located in Gujarat followed by Andhra Pradesh (372), Jharkhand (288), Madhya Pradesh (251), Rajasthan (215), Karnataka (211), Orissa (159),
India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia in the Andaman Sea. Further, on 23-12-1986, there has been an agreement between the Myanmar and India on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Andaman Sea, in the Coco Channel and in the Bay of Bengal. This established Burma-India Maritime
National Chambal Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary near Etawah in Uttar Pradesh. It was founded in 1979 and constitutes a large eco-reserve co-administered by the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. It is also called the National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary.
These dolphins are found in Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal (7 states ) and ideal habitats are in the Ganga, Chambal, Ghaghra, Gandak, Sone, Kosi, the Brahmaputra and Kulsi rivers.