India’s main land extends between latitudes
Consider the following statements:
1. India lies entirely in the Northern Hemisphere
2. India is divided into two almost equal halves by Tropic of Cancer
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only is is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Both 1 & 2 are incorrect
Both 1 & 2 are correct
Both the statements are correct in this question. India lies entirely in the Northern hemisphere. India’s main land extends between latitudes 8°4′N and 37°6′N and longitudes 68°7′E and 97°25′E. India is divided into almost two equal parts by the Tropic of Cancer (23° 30′N) . To the southeast and southwest of the mainland, lie the Andaman and Nicobar islands and the Lakshadweep islands in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea respectively.