Geographical Background of the Bhabar-Tarai Belt of Lower Assam District, India
Rima Devi

Rima Devi, Research Scholar, Department of Geography, Gauhati University, Assam, India.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 1299-1304 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E4983018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E4983.018520

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Abstract: From geo-ecological point of view, the Bhabar-Tarai belt bears immense significance as it considers as shelter belt for diverse species. It may be mentioned as a hub of interaction among all biota that holds life to sustain. Being a rich domain in respect of plant and animal species, the belt is composed by pebbles, sand, and silt with thick forest cover and ranges from dry disappearance river bed topography to wet, marshy land one. With an area of 3994.25, Lower Assam district is also flourished by this notable structure of physiography out of which 89.24% are Tarai followed by 10.75% of Bhabar. Most of the area is covered by BTAD areas along withsignified Assam-Bhutan Boarder that support a great number of people with their associated livelihood compositions. For more details, there has made an attempt of analysis this important zone of physical features along with adopted form of belongingness of people to the area as well. The paper is prepared on the basis of both primary and secondary data and findings are represented with the help different digital cartographic techniques.
Keywords: Bhabar, Tarai, Hub, Belongingness.
Scope of the Article: Computational Geometry.