Geography (India and World)

  • Lake Baikal is the deepest lake of the world.
  • The Bhakhra Dam is located on the river Sutlej.
  • Madagascar is popularly known as Island of Clove’s.
  • Bangladesh shares the longest land frontier with India.
  • The Atlantic Ocean is also known as cool Ocean.
  • ERASTOSTHENES is often called the ‘Father of modern geography’.
  • The Yarlung Zangbo River, in India is also known as Brahmaputra.
  • Godavari is also called Vridha Ganga.
  • In India UP has the largest number of Districts.
  • The Ganges Dolphin sanctuary is situated in Sultanganj.
  • The planets

  • There are nine planets in our solar system including Earth. So far,no life as we know is exists on any of these planets beside earth.
  • Mercury,the planet closest to the sun.mercury was named for the Roman god Mercury,a winged messenger, and it’s travels around the sun faster than any other planet.
  • Venus is often called Earth’s twin because the two planet close in size, but that’s the only similarity.Venus also known as ‘morning star’ and ‘evening star’.
  • Earth is not perfectly round;it bulges at the equator and is flatter at the poles.From space the planet looks blue with white swirls, created by water and clouds.
  • Mars because of its blood-red color, this planet was named for Mars,the Roman god of war.Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun,situated between Earth and Jupiter.
  • Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, was named for the most important Roman God because of its size.
  • Saturn, the second largest planet,has magastic ring around it. Saturn’s seven rings are flat and lie inside one another.they are made of billions of ice particles.
  • Uranus is a greenish -blue planet ,twice as far from the sun as its neighbor Saturn. this planet was named for sky god Uranus.
  • Neptune, named for an ancient Roman sea god, is a stomy blue plannet about 30 times farther from the sun and than Earth.
  • Pluto, named after Roman and Greek god. pluto is the smallest and outermost planet in our solar system.