Anamalai Tiger Reserve: Tamil Nadu; lies South of the Palakkad gap in the Southern Western Ghats
- Anamalais, a bio-diversity hotspot in Western Ghats is a home for six different indigenous people viz. Malasar, Malai malasars, Kadars, Eravallars, Pulayars and Muduvars, and is fit to be designated as an anthropological reserve.
- Malai Malasars are a primitive tribal group endemic to Anamalais alone.
India’s first Open Rock Museum: Hyderabad
- Displays around 35 different types of rocks from different parts of India with ages ranging from 3.3 Billion years to around 55 Million years of the Earth’s history
- Represent the deepest part of the earth up to 175 kms of distance from the surface of the earth.
“Big Earth data” occupies the strategic high ground in the era of knowledge economies and India is fully exploiting this new frontier contributing to the advancement of Earth science.
News Source: PIB