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Water and energy resources of the Himalayan block

Chandra K. Sharma

Water and energy resources of the Himalayan block

Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India

by Chandra K. Sharma

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Paginationxiv,477p. :
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Different Sources of Water in India! Of all natural resources, water is unarguably the most essential and precious resource. Life began with water, and life is nurtured by water. There are organisms, such as anaerobes, which can survive without oxygen, but no organism can survive without water. Water is used as an important source of energy. Himalayas - Himalayas - Study and exploration: The earliest journeys through the Himalayas were undertaken by traders, shepherds, and pilgrims. The pilgrims believed that the harder the journey was, the nearer it brought them to salvation or enlightenment; the traders and shepherds, though, accepted crossing passes as high as 18, to 19, feet (5, to 5, metres) as a way of life.   The idea is that it will tap the enormous water resources of China’s far Southwest – Tibet alone has over 30% of China’s fresh water supply, most of it coming from the annual snow melt and the annual partial melting around the edges of some Himalayan glaciers. These water resources are an aspect of the Tibet question one rarely hears.


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