Enumerate the difference between Himalayan and Peninsular drainage system?


S.No.Himalayan drainagePeninsular drainage
1.Perennial in nature.Seasonal in nature
2.Both snow fed and monsoon n fedMonsoon fed
3.VoluminousLess voluminous
4.Very large command areaLess Command area
5.Himalayan river exhibits antecedent characterConsequent character is exhibited
6.All Himalayan rivers form delta at the mouthForm both delta and estuaries at the mouth
7.Navigable for huge distance as they entered in plain area.Not so navigable for long distance. Because of rapids, waterfall, cataracts
8Hydroelectric potential is huge. But project feasibility is under question due to high seismic activity in the region.Hydroelectrcity potential is low but it is advisable to harness it as rivers are flowing through stable land reform.
9.Himalayan rivers as they flow over long distance exhibit lot of meandering activity, sometimes to an extent that it led to the formation of oxbow lakeVery less meandering because they are flowing in region where well defined slopes are there.
10.Very prone to floods-both in terms of frequency and intensity.Less prone to fluids both in terms of frequency and intensity.
11Relatively low disputesInterstates disputes are more



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