Groundwater quality: Nepal

Smedley, Pauline. 2001 Groundwater quality: Nepal. British Geological Survey, 4pp.

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Nepal is a landlocked co untry in southern Asia, between China and India, with a total land area of 140,800 square kilometres . Topographic variations are extreme and the terrain has a general southward slope. The topography ranges from rugged high Himalaya in the north, to the central hill region, to the lower-lying Siwalik Range (south-central) and down to the ‘terai’ or flat river plain in the south. Elevations range from gr eater than 8000 m (Mount Everest range) on the north border with China (Tibet; Figure 1) to 70 m (Kanchan Kalan, terai region) in the south. Nepal has eight of the ten highest mountains in the world.

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Groundwater Management
Funders/Sponsors: WaterAid
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, International development, WACountry
Date made live: 02 Mar 2017 09:37 +0 (UTC)

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