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Some parts of which Uttarakhand District is known as Bhabbar after the tall grass of the region ??

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Asked by SriniVenkat, 08 Jun '10 05:22 pm
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Bhabhar is gently-sloping coarse alluvial zone below the Siwalik Hills (outermost foothills of Himalaya where rivers and streams disappear under boulders and gravels due to the porous soil and sub-soil composition of Bhabhar. As a result, the underground water level is deep in this region, but rises to the surface where coarse alluvium gives way to layers of silt and clay in the Terai region below the Bhabhar.

Being at the junction of Himalayas and the Indo-Gangetic Plain, Bhabhar contains almost all the important trade and commerce hubs of Uttarakhand state. Due to the top-soil replenishment every monsoon, is also a very fertile area with significant yields per unit area.

In 1901, Bhabhar, was also one of four division of Nainital district , and included 4 towns and 511 villages; and had a combined population of 93,445 (1901), spread over 1,279 sq. miles .

Geographically this corresponds to current administrative sub-division of Haldwani.
Answered by anil garg, 08 Jun '10 11:33 pm

 
  
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Somewhere near south of Himalayas
Answered by rekha agarwal, 08 Jun '10 05:24 pm

 
  
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Garhwaal !
Answered by nkpathak, 08 Jun '10 05:50 pm

 
  
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