|Consider the following statements about the North-Western Himalayas.|
|1. The world famous valley of Kashmir and Dal lake lies between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal range.|
|2. The Kashmir Himalayas are famous for Karewa formations which are glacial clay deposits.|
|3. Karewa is useful for the cultivation of local variety of saffron.|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 1 and 2
B) 2 and 3
C) 1 and 3
D) All of these
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] The Kashmir or North-Western Himalayas comprise ranges such as Karakoram, Ladakh Zaskar and Pir Panjal. B The North-Western part of the Kashmir Himalayas is a cold desert, which lies between the Great Himalayas and Karakoram ranges. The world famous valley of Kashmir and famous Dal lake lies between the Great Himalayas and Pir Panjal range. Kashmir Himalayas are famous for Karewa formations, which is a glacial clay and is useful in cultivation of zafran, a local variety of saffron.
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