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Map Based Questions for Geography Optional Mains Exam (UPSC)

Port Blair: Port Blair on South Andaman Island is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian territory in the Bay of Bengal.

Kandla:  It is a seaport and town in Kutch district of Gujarat state in Western India. Located on the Gulf of Kutch, it is one of India’s major ports on the west coast.

Jharia: Jharia is a neighborhood in Dhanbad city in Jharkhand state, India. Jharia’s economy is heavily dependent on the local coal fields, used to make coke.

Panchet Hill: Panchet Hill is located in Purulia district, in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Tilaiya: It is the first Dam and hydro -Electric power station constructed by Damodar Valley Corporation across Barakar River, in Koderma district in Jharkhand. 

Maithon Dam: The Maithon Dam is located near Dhanbad, in the state of Jharkhand. There is an underground power station, the first of its kind in the whole of South East Asia.

UPSC Geography Optional 1972
UPSC Geography Optional 1972

Narcondam: Narcondam, India’s easternmost island, is a small volcanic island located in the northern Andaman Sea. The island’s peak rises to 710 m above mean sea.

Kavvayi: It is an island in Kerala, surrounded by small islands.

Krishnapatnam: Krishnapatnam is a port town in Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, India. Port is fast emerging as a recognized hub for edible oil refineries.

Gahirmatha Beach: Located in Odisha, it is the one of worlds most important nesting beach for turtles.

Point Calimere: It is a low headland of the Coromandel Coast, in Tamil Nadu. It is the apex of Cauvery River Delta.

Paricha: It is located in UP, a thermal Power Station is located there.

Saltoro Kangri: Highest peak of Saltoro mountain in Karakoram range.

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