Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 9
Geography
Solutions
1. On an outlined map of India show the following.

Question:

On an outlined map of India show the following.

(i) The island groups of India lie in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.

(ii) The countries constituting the Indian subcontinent.

(iii) The States through which the Tropic of Cancer passes.

(iv)The northernmost latitude in degrees.

(v) he southernmost latitude of the Indian mainland in degrees.

(vi) The eastern and the western-most longitude in degrees.

(vii) The place is situated on the three seas.

(viii) The strait separating Sri Lanka from India.

(ix) The Union Territories of India.

Answer:

(i) The group of islands lying in the Arabian Sea is Lakshadweep and the Bay of Bengal Andaman and Nicobar islands.

(ii) India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Maldives.

(iii) The Tropic of Cancer passes through Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, and Mizoram.

(iv) 37°6'N

(v) 8°4′ N

(vi) 97° 25' E and 68° 7' E

(vii) Kanyakumari

(viii) Palk Street

(ix) Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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