Distinguish between Bhangar and Khadar


Answer to be written in exam :

  • Northern plains also have diverse relief features, according to this diversity,
  • Northern plains can be divided into 4 regions : Bhabar, Terai, Bhangar, Khadar.



It is  Formed of older  alluvium.

It is renewed every year.

It Lies above flood plains   of rivers.

  It is newer, younger deposit of flood plains. 

 It contains calcareous  deposits locally known  as Kankar .

It is Ideal for intensive  agriculture. 

It is  Less fertile

It is More fertile



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