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Explain the various sub-divisions of Himalayan mountains and their significance.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography.

1. Explain the various sub-divisions of Himalayan mountains and their significance. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Insights on India

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the various sub-divisions of Himalayan mountains and their significance.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving brief about the Himalayan mountains.

Body:

Write the major sub division, their important features and their significance – Kashmir or North-western Himalayas, Himachal and Uttarakhand Himalayas, Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas, Arunachal Himalayas and Eastern Hills and Mountains.

Conclusion:

Conclude by stressing on the overall importance of Himalayas.