Consider the following statements:
1. Ganga basin is the single largest irrigated area in the world
2. Siachen Glacier is the second longest glacier outside of the polar regions
Which among the above is / are correct?
Indus Valley in Pakistan is the largest single irrigated area on Earth, covering around 9X106 hactares. Siachen Glacier is the second longest glacier outside of the polar regions and largest in the Himalayas-Karakoram region.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module