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NCERT Class 6 Geography

Chapter 8: Climate, Vegetation & Wildlife

Climate vs. Weather

  • Winter: Dec to Feb – Cold

  • Summer: March to May – Hot - loo

  • Rainy: June to Sept – SW Monsoon (mausim – seasons in Arabic)

  • Autumn: Oct & Nov – Retreating Monsoon

  • Summer: lemon, tamarind, kokum, phalsa, watermelon, buttermilk

  • Rainy (English), Varsha (Hindi), Barish (Urdu), Pous (Marathi) & Borsha (Bengali)

Factors Affecting Climate

  • Location

  • Altitude

  • Distance from Sea

  • Relief

  • Jaisalmer & Bikaner – Arid

  • Draas & Kargil – Freezing

  • Mumbai & Kolkata – Moderate

  • Mawsynram, Meghalaya – Highest rainfall in world

Natural Vegetation

  • Tropical Evergreen/Rainforest – Heavy rain, dense, no sunlight on ground, shed leaves in different season – A&N Is., NE States, West of Western Ghats: Mahogany, Ebony & Rosewood

  • Tropical deciduous – Monsoon, Less dense, shed leaves at one time - MP, Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, and Maharashtra: Sal, Teak, and Peepal

  • Thorny Shrubs – Dry, Spines - Raj, Punjab, Haryana: Cactus, Khair, Babool, Keekar

  • Mountain Vegetation – 1500 to 2500 mt, Conical, coniferous: Chir, Pine, Deodar

  • Mangroves – Saline, Sunderbans - Sundari Trees (pneumatophores)

Forest

  • Provide Oxygen

  • Act as carbon sink

  • Prevent soil erosion – hold soil

  • Timber for furniture

  • Food produce, gum, lac, honey

  • Shelter & Habitat

  • Van Mahotsav

Image of The Importance of Trees

Image of the Importance of Trees

Image of The Importance of Trees

Wildlife

  • National Animal: Tiger

  • National Bird: Peacock

  • Gir Forest: Asiatic Lions

  • Elephants & One-horned Rhino: Assam

  • Camel & Wild Ass: Desert & Rann of Kutch

  • Wild Goats & Snow Leopards: Himalayas

  • 1st week of Oct: Wildlife Week

  • Project Tiger, Project Crocodile

  • Migratory Birds: Pelicans, Siberian Cranes, Stork, Flamingo, Curlew, Pintail Duck