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15. Geography (contd)



88. Which is the world's second highest mountain peak?
K-2 (Godwin Austen)

89. What is the height of peak K-2 (Godwin Austen)?
8610 meters

90. To which mountain chain K-2 (Godwin Austen) belongs?
Karakoram chain

91. In which mountain range does Siachin glacier lie?

92. In which mountain range does Beltore glacier lie?

93. How long is Himalayan range stretched from West to East?
About 2500 kms

94. Name the three important ranges of Himalayan Mountains?
1) Himadri or greater Himalaya 2) Himachal or middle or lesser Himalayas and 3) Shivalik

95. What is the average height of the peaks in Himadri or great Himalayas? 6000 metres

96. Name the important peaks in Himadri range?
Mount Everest, Kanchanjunga, nanga Parbat and nanda Devi

97. What is the height of Kanchanjunga peak?
8597 metres

98. What is the height of Nanga Parbat peak?
125 metres

99. What is the height of Nanda Devi peak?
7816 metres

100. What is the average height of Himachal range of mountains?
4100 metres

101. Name some important hill stations of Himachal range of mountains? Shimla, Mussoorie, Nainital, Darjeeling

102. Name a few valleys situated in Himachal range of mountains?
Kashmir, Kulu and Kangra Valleys

103. What is the average height of Shivalik range of mountains?
1000 meters

104. Name a few important passes in the Himalayan range of mountains. Bomdi la, Khyber, Bolan, Shipki la, Nathu la

105. Name some hills on Bharat's north eastern part.
Patkai Bum, Naga hills, Mizo and Lushai,Garo, Khasi and Jaintia hills


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