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Chapter 1 Class 9 Geography - India-Size And Location

Why is the Indian Ocean named after our country?  Give three reasons.

Answer :

Answer to be written in the exam :

The Indian Ocean is named after India, due to the following reasons :

  1.  India has the longest coastline on the Indian Ocean. 
  2.   India has a central location between East and West Asia. 
  3.  India's southernmost extension Deccan  Peninsula protrudes into Indian Ocean that  makes it significant to international trade done  through Indian Ocean.

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