Geography Answers: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India has got rights for exclusive use of all of the waters of which rivers of the Indus River System?

The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-sharing treaty between the Republic of India and Islamic Republic Of Pakistan. The treaty was signed in Karachi on September 19, 1960 by the then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal ..

Which Highway Connects Sikkim to India?

Sikkim is a land locked State with three international frontiers – Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) of China, Nepal and Bhutan. For far too long the only access to the State from the rest of the ..

Which is the largest satellite of the Solar System?

Ganymede of Jupiter is the largest satellite in the solar system. Second largest is Titan of Saturn, Third largest is Callisto of Jupiter and fourth largest is Lo of Jupiter. After moon, Europa is largest ..

What is difference between Deflation and Abrasion in Geography?

Wind erodes the Earth’s surface by removal of loose, fine-grained particles by turbulent eddy actions and it is called Deflation. Regions which experience intense and sustained erosion are called deflation zones. Abrasion refers to grinding ..

What is a Gnomon?

The Babylonian instrument Gnomon is the part of a sundial that casts the shadow, and was a thin rod, or any object with a sharp tip or a straight edge. Our Jantar Mantars which were ..