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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/27/11 Ganges Basin North India, China, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh Satellite photo of Earth at night
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5/27/11 Introduction Ganges River runs south from the Himalayan Mountains in Tibet, loops around Nepal and empties into the Bay of Bengal after joining the Brahmaputra Delta in Bengladesh. Ganges Basin was originally a Tropical moist deciduous forest; Now it is mostly plains, agriculture and industry. One of the most densely populated regions of the world with roughly 10% of world’s population (approx. 500 million) Culturally and Economically significant
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5/27/11 Geography India 63% = 31% Plains + 20% Steppe + 9% Mountains + 3% Hills Ganges Plains Ganges Delta Sundarbans China 22% = Mountains Tibetan Plateau Nepal 8% = 7% Mountains + 1% Hills Ganga Himalayan Foothills Bangladesh 7% = Plains Ganges Plains Brahmaputra Delta Sundarbans
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5/27/11 Geography Continued Sundarbans – Mouth of Delta (Bay of Bengal) Dark green area
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course BIO 112 taught by Professor Kirkpatrick during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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