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Aravalli Hills

(ərä`vəlē), hill system, N India, stretching 350 mi (560 km) through Rajasthan state. Divided into the Sambhar-Sirohi and the Sambhar-Khetri ranges, the hills contain a variety of minerals, including large amounts of quartzite. Most of the hills are 1,000 to 3,000 ft (300 to 900 m) in elevation and from 6 to 60 mi (10 to 100 km) in width. The peak of Guru Sikhar on Mount Abu, which is 5,645 ft (1,720 m) in elevation, is the highest of the range.
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Only in May, the Haryana forest department hastily withdrew an order, exempting kikar and mesquite, the predominant tree species across its Aravalli Range, from the purview of the Punjab Land Preservation Act 1990, which prohibits " cutting ( or) setting on fire of trees." The government admitted that the order was " mistaken."
Bore hole data suggested that the glacial body during Carboniferous was extended from south to north in Peninsular-India from Aravalli Range to Salt Range.
Haryana is wedged between Northern India's Siwalik Hills, the Aravalli Range and semi-desert sandy plains of Rajasthan in the south and the Yamuna-Ghaggar plains in the east.
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Pavagadh hill, the southern end of the Aravalli range of Rajputana in southeastern Gujarat, rising abruptly from the surrounding plains to a height of 830 metres, is a striking and isolated landmark in the landscape, visible from miles around.
The surrounding land is largely rocky uplands, part of the Aravalli range of hills, and cut by a few narrow, fertile valleys.
Rajasthan's geographical features include the Thar Desert and one of the world's oldest mountain ranges, the Aravalli Range.
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The Aravalli range is supposed to be an environmental boon to Delhi and the National Capital Region ( NCR).
THE HARYANA government on Tuesday declared 500- metre area around eco- sensitive Mangar Bani as noconstruction zone ( NCZ) to protect green cover in the Aravalli Range.
Mount Abu, Dec 31 (ANI): Chilly weather and cold wave may be disturbing people elsewhere, but it has brought smiles on the faces of tourists in Mount Abu, the hilly town situated on the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan.