Little Rann of Kutch and Banni Grasslands Quiz
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Little Rann of Kutch and Banni Grasslands Quiz

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What is the Little Rann of Kutch also known as?

Rann of Kutch

During India's summer monsoon, what happens to the flat semi-desert of the Little Rann of Kutch?

It fills with standing water

What geological event led to the formation of the vast lake in the area of the Little Rann of Kutch?

Continuing geological uplift closed off the connection with the sea

Where can the marsh of the Little Rann of Kutch be accessed from?

<p>Village of Kharaghoda in Surendranagar District</p> Signup and view all the answers

In very wet years, how far does the wetland of the Little Rann of Kutch extend?

<p>From the Gulf of Kutch on the west through to the Gulf of Khambhat on the east</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the Little Rann of Kutch primarily composed of?

<p>Salty clay and mudflats</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the historical navigability of the vast lake in the area of the Little Rann of Kutch?

<p>It was navigable during the time of Alexander the Great</p> Signup and view all the answers

What river presently empties into the semi-desert of the Little Rann of Kutch?

<p>Ghaggar River</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the total area of the Little Rann of Kutch, including the Banni grasslands?

<p>30,000 square kilometres</p> Signup and view all the answers

During India's summer monsoon, how high above sea level does the flat semi-desert of the Little Rann of Kutch average?

<p>15 meters</p> Signup and view all the answers

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