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Unit 5 The Emerald Islands

Question C.4:

On the basis of your reading of the passage complete the "Mindmap" given below:

Floating Splendour

Andaman & Nicobar Islands-Introduction

  • Origin of Name: ________________

  • Location: ________________

  • Length: ________________

  • Topography: ________________

  • Tourist Attractions: ________________

 

Link with the Freedom Movement

  • ________________

  • ________________

  • ________________

  • ________________

 

People

  • ________________

  • ________________

  • ________________

 

Harmonious Life

  • Faiths________________

  • Languages________________

 

MGM National Park

  • ________________

  • ________________

  • ________________

 

South Andaman

  • Chidiya Tapa ________________

  • Collinpur ________________

  • Madhuban ________________

  • Mt. Harriet ________________

 

Flora & Fauna

  • Fauna ________________

  • Flora ________________

 

Tourism Festival

  • Organized by________________

  • When________________

  • Highlights________________

Answer:

Andaman & Nicobar Islands-Introduction

  • Origin of Name: Hanuman/Handuman

  • Location: East of the Indian mainland

  • Length: 700 Kms.

  • Topography: Hilly and abounds in evergreen forests

  • Tourist Attractions: Beaches, Water-sports, Flora & Fauna, Natural Beauty

  • Tranquility, Adventure Tourism

 

Link with the Freedom Movement

  • The revolutionaries of the First War of Independence in 1857 were exiled for life to the Andamans.

  • The Cellular Jail was an important like to the Freedom struggle

  • Now in the evening an enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail brings alive the struggle of the young prisoners.

 

People

  • Great Andamanese

  • Onges

  • Jarawas

  • Sentinatese

  • Nicobarese

  • Shompens

  • Moplas...

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