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328. Fact
Kundan
Anew variety of wheat which gives high yields in both rained and irrigated tracts and responds well to low dose of water and fertiliser.

329. Fact
Lagoon
A shallow stream of water at the mouth of a river enclosed bu dunes of river silt.

330. Fact
Light year
The distance traveled by light in one year. It is equal to 9.4*10612 km.

331. Fact
Local time
Time calculated from the sun at noon at any place of earth.

332. Fact
Meridian
Imaginary line joining north and south poles and cutting the equator at right angles.

333. Fact
Mist
It is just like fog but contain more moisture.

334. Fact
Oasis
A part of the desert where water and vegetation are found.

335. Fact
Orbit
The path of the heavenly bodies.

336. Fact
Pygmallion point
The southernmost point of india, 700 km away from mainland india.

337. Fact
Prairies
Smooth, treeless, green plain of central and north america.

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Reef
Jutting of rock or shingle or sand at just above or below sea level.

339. Fact
Savanna
Land covered with natural grass.

340. Fact
Sidereal day
Time taken by the earth to rotate once round its axis.

341. Fact
Snow line
Altitudinal line along which the area remains snow clad.

342. Fact
Spring tides
Higher tides in the ocean caused by the sun and the moon together. When the sun, the earth and the moon are positioned in a straight line.

343. Fact
Neap tides
Tides caused by the differences of the forces exerted by the moon and the sun when both are at right angles to each other.

344. Fact
Tornado
A brisk and violent storm generally having rotator motion.

345. Fact
Tundras
Peripheral area of arctic ocean.

346. Fact
Tycoon
Violent hurricane in china sea.

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Weather satellite
Artificial satellite designed to forecast weather.

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