Geography Answers

October 6, 2012

What is the KBR Region in India?

KBR refers to Kalahandi-Balangir-Koraput. The districts of Southern and Western Odisha are one of the most backward region by recognized by the planning commission and re-designated some of these

July 18, 2011

Why Jhamrkota Mines of Rajasthan are famous?

India produced 1547 thousand tons of phosphorite/rock phosphate in 2009-10. Entire Rock Phosphate production was from Public Sector. Jhamarkotra mine of Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Limited (RSMML) accounted

July 18, 2011

Which is the driest desert of Earth?

The Atacama desert is  blocked from moisture on both sides by the Andes mountains and by the Chilean Coast Range. A coastal inversion layer created by the cold Humboldt

June 10, 2011

How many hotsprings locations are in India?

"The geological survey of India has identified over 300 hot spring locations and estimates of the energy potential are around 10600 MW. Some of the locations identified by GSI

May 24, 2011

In which state, maximum mines are located in India?

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.