get the app get the app       get the app       get the app
Where is Ninety East Ridge situated ?

1)Pacific Ocean

2)Indian Ocean

3)Atlantic Ocean

4)Arctic Ocean


  • : 194
  • : 2
    Previous Next

    Indian Ocean

    Suggest other answer
    Login to Discuss/suggest the answer...

  • Exam: Physical features of india QUESTIONS





    The Ninety East Ridge (also rendered as Ninetyeast Ridge, 90E Ridge or 90°E Ridge) is a linear, age-progressive seamount chain in the Indian Ocean and is named for its near-parallel strike along the 90th meridian. It is approximately 5,000 kilometres (3,100 mi) in length and can be traced topographically from the Bay of Bengal southward towards the Southeast Indian Ridge (SEIR), though the feature continues to the north where it is hidden beneath the sediments of the Bengal Fan. The ridge extends between latitudes 33°S and 17°N and has an average width of 200 km.

    The ridge divides the Indian Ocean into the West and East Indian Ocean. The northeastern side is named the Wharton Basin and ceases at the western end of the Diamantina Fracture Zone which passes to the east and almost to the Australian continent

  • : 2

    Close(X)
    Subscribe here for free mock test on IAS PCS SSC and other competitive exam. Signup here to get SSC CGL Solution and main exam study material