Must Know Facts about Aravalli

Aravalli word comes from Hindi literature which means “line of peaks”. It is a range of mountains spread across 695 Kms in western India, which covers Gujrat, Rajasthan, Haryana and some parts of Delhi. It was formed due to the folding of layers of earth’s crust and forms the oldest fold mountains in India.

Aravalli range passes through South Delhi and ends at Central Delhi at Raisina Hills as its last extension, where it houses the India’s most important government buildings, including Rashtrapati Bhavan. The southern end of this mountain range ends at Palanpur near Ahmedabad, Gujrat.

Aravalli range passes through South Delhi and ends at Central Delhi at Raisina Hills as its last extension, where it houses the India’s most important government buildings, including Rashtrapati Bhavan. The southern end of this mountain range ends at Palanpur near Ahmedabad, Gujrat. The highest peak is located near the south-western extremity of the range at Guru Shikhar in Mount Abu, Rajasthan, with an altitude of 5650 feet (1722 meters). Various rivers originate from the Aravalli range including the Banas River, the Luni River, the Sahibi, the Sakhi, and the Sabarmati River. Back in 5th century BC, mining of copper and other metals were very common, but post-1992 multiple restrictions were imposed by Supreme Court. In 2013, satellite imaging was also done to analyse the condition of mines in Aravalli range.

Various rivers originate from the Aravalli range including the Banas River, the Luni River, the Sahibi, the Sakhi, and the Sabarmati River. Back in 5th century BC, mining of copper and other metals were very common, but post-1992 multiple restrictions were imposed by Supreme Court. In 2013, satellite imaging was also done to analyse the condition of mines in Aravalli range.

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