The third chapter talks about the Drainage system of India. A drainage basin is nothing but the area where the single river drains. The River system of India is divided into two major groups, one is a Himalayan river, and the other is a Peninsular River.
The chapter outlines various subdivisions under the Himalayan river system and their corresponding locations where they flow into. The characteristics of the peninsular river system have been briefly done. The different rivers that make up the River Ganga are Yamuna, Gangdak, Kosi, and Ghaghara. Likewise, the features of the Brahmaputra river system are described in detail. Every year disasters are caused due to changes in the Brahmaputra river system.
There are several basins under the peninsular river systems which have their characteristics. In the end, the role of rivers in the economy has been mentioned along with a short note on River pollution.
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|Chapter 4 Forest Society and Colonialism||Chapter 5 Pastoralists in the Modern World|
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|Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife||Chapter 6 Population|
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|Chapter 4 Working of Institutions||Chapter 5 Democratic Rights|
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