Glossary - Environment | Geography

Bailadilla range

Known for Iron ore reserve in Chattisgarh ...

Petcoke

In 2016, the U.S. sent more than 8 million metric tonnes of petcoke to India ...

La Nina

La NiƱa is a climate pattern that describes the cooling of surface ocean waters along the tropical west coast of South America ...

National Biodiversity Authority

National Biodiversity Authority ...

Equatorial Electrojet

The equatorial electrojet (EEJ) is a narrow ribbon of current flowing eastward in the day time equatorial region of the Earth's ionosphere ...

Jaldapara National Park

The park holds the largest rhino population in India after Kaziranga National Park in Assam ...

Gorumara National Park

The park is located in the Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district, in the state of West Bengal in India ...

Buxa Tiger Reserve

Buxa Tiger Reserve lies in Alipurduar district of West Bengal. Its northern boundary runs along the international border with Bhutan ...

Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

In 1959, it got the status of a sanctuary mainly to protect the Indian bison and royal Bengal tiger, which were facing the threat of extinction ...

Bhitarakanika National Park

The national park is home to Saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), White Crocodile, Indian python, King cobra, black ibis, darters and many other species of flora and fauna ...