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

Explanation :

  • 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.
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