Difference between Bhabar and Tarai

2. It is 8 to 16 kms wide.

3. It comprises of pebble- studded rocks in the shape of porus beds.

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4. Due to porosity of the rocks, the streams disappear and flow underground.

5. This region is not much suitable for agriculture.

Tarai:

1. It lies to the south of the Bhabar and run parallel to it.

2. It is 20 to 30 kms wide.

3. It is composed of compara­tively finer alluvium and is covered by forests.

4. The underground streams of the Bhabar re-emerge on the surface and give birth to marshy area.

5. Most parts of the Tarai area are reclaimed for agriculture.