What is the width of the bhabhar?
(a) 8 to 19 km
(b) 8 to 16 km
(c) 16 to 30 km
(d) 8 to 26 km
So, the correct answer is (B ): 8 to 16km
- The Bhabar is a narrow belt about 8-16km wide running in East to west direction along the foot of the Shiwaliks of Himalayan Range.
- The Bhabar belt is comparatively narrow in the east and extensive in the western and north-western hilly region.
- The area is not suitable for agriculture and only big trees with large roots thrive in this belt.