Flowering Plants of the Western Ghats, India 2 Volumes , Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The Western Ghat mountains are actually the edge of the continental plate in the northern part of India. The Western Ghats is home to 174 species of 107 and 67 , including 69 endemics. The two ranges run roughly parallel to the and coasts, respectively, from which they are separated by strips of fairly level coastal land. Archived from on 29 April 2006. Dozens of new frogs species were described from the Western Ghats recently.
They rise gently from the east coast. The Eastern Ghats The Eastern Ghats lie on the eastern margin of the Deccan Plateau. The is located in the northern portion of the Eastern Ghats. Species level endemism is much higher and is common to almost all genera present here. The Eastern Ghats are along the Eastern coast of India,more or less parallel to forms the eastern boundary of the Deccan plateau. The Eastern Ghats are not as high as the.
The highest mountain peak in the state of is 1672 m , which is situated in the of southern Odisha. Nanded City has employed a horticulturalist to look after the maintenance, which is critical for the sustenance of the eco-space. Among the threatened freshwater molluscs are the mussels , which is a relict, and the snail , which is restricted to the spray zone of waterfalls. Even before he convinced Prof. National parks and wild life sanctuaries are more in number. No major river has cut across them.
Southwest of Madras , the Eastern Ghats continue as the Javadi and Shevaroy hills, beyond which they merge with the Western Ghats. Deltas are formed in this coastal stretch 6. The high rainfall has produced dense forests on the seaward slopes, with bamboo, teak, and other valuable trees. Eastern Ghats almost parallel to returning monsoon so less rainfall. Roads passing through ghats are called. Major gaps in the range are the , between the Maharashtra and Karnataka sections, and the on the Tamil Nadu and Kerala border between the Nilgiri Hills and the.
Ministry of Environment and Forests. The fact that they are not true mountains do … es not mean that they are not huge piles of rock, but that they were not formed out of the earth's crust like other mountains. The is a northeastern prolongation of the eastern Ghats which rises abruptly and steeply in the east and slopes gently to a dissected plateau in the west running from north-west to south-west. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. They run in a nearly north-south alignment, parallel to the for close to 430 km between the and rivers. There was infighting andusurpations, resulting in the Romans being unable to deal with theinvaders effectively. The average elevation today is about 520 m, but reaches 1,100 m at Bhairani Konda and 1,048 m at Gundla Brahmeswara.
North of the are the higher , , Servarayan , , , Javadhu Hills, Palamalai and Hills in northern Tamil Nadu state. The western slopes of western ghats covered with thick forest and not the eastern slopes because te prevailing winds bring moisture to the western side, this allows forests to grow. After successfully implementing a waste management project in his production units, he has embarked on a drive to coax institutions and other public bodies sitting on vast tracts of unused land to deploy them productively. Source of many rivers like Krishna, Godavari, cauvery, koyna etc. About 3500 live scattered over several areas in the Western Ghats.
They are probably called Ghat because they look rather like a set of steps. The main hill range starts from Nandigrama to known as. The majority of streams draining the Western Ghats join these rivers, and carry large volume of water during the monsoon months. . Dome in the Eastern Ghats mobile belt is formed by a tectonic arrangement with the khondalite suite and quartz Archean rocks along the Eastern Ghats north of.
Its northern boundaries are marked by the flat Palnadu basin, while in the south it merges with the hills. Apart from the Big Four Indian snakes, ones like the and the Indian green and the rare and the are also known from parts of this region. Gadgil report was criticized as being too environment-friendly and Kasturirangan report was labelled as being anti-environmental. The difference in the elevation levels of the highest peaks in both the ghats can also be compared. Silting Problems in Hydropower Plants. Tirupati,the well known pilgrimage place,is located in Eastern Ghats.
Among are the , those of the genera , , , Reticulated gecko , the rock geckoes , , the golden gecko , the slender gecko , the rare ground geckoes , , the recently rediscovered , Leschenault's snake-eye , Blinking snake-eye , Ashwamedh's skink , Beddome's skink , Nagarjun's skink and Varanus bengalensis. These are the only mountains people of south India have, and present a great topological feature. Therefore, in such cases they were twojurisdictions, one under each emperor. Most of the endemic odonate are closely associated with rivers and streams, while the non-endemics typically are. The evergreen forests in mark the transition zone between the northern and southern ecologic regions of the Western Ghats.