Shiwalik Hills

Shiwalik Hills

(sĭwä`lĭk), southernmost range of the Himalayas, S central Asia, extending c.1,050 mi (1,690 km) from SW Kashmir through N India into S Nepal paralleling the main Himalayan range at a distance of c.90 mi (140 km). The highest point is 3,500 ft (1,067 m). The Shiwalik Hills are noted for their vast vertebrate fossil beds.
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For the present empirical investigation, Yamunanagar has been selected purposely mainly because of at the area of this district like that of the state as a whole, partly falls in the Shiwalik Hills and partly in the plain, due to which the farm and non-farm activities as well as the socio-economic conditions of the weaker sections in the district are more or less the same to that of the state as a whole.