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Title:
SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF HOT-SPRINGS IN INDIA: AN OVERVIEW

Authors:
Anant Gautam , S. C. Rai , Ravi Shekhar

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Anant Gautam1 , S. C. Rai2 , Ravi Shekhar3
1. Ph.D. Research Student, Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
2. Professor, Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
3. Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh (Evening) College, University of Delhi.

MLA 8
Gautam, Anant, et al. "SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF HOT-SPRINGS IN INDIA: AN OVERVIEW." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 2, Feb. 2019, pp. 848-861, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=66. Accessed Feb. 2019.
APA
Gautam, A., Rai, S., & Shekhar, R. (2019, February). SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF HOT-SPRINGS IN INDIA: AN OVERVIEW. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(2), 848-861. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=66
Chicago
Gautam, Anant, S. C. Rai, and Ravi Shekhar. "SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF HOT-SPRINGS IN INDIA: AN OVERVIEW." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 2 (February 2019), 848-861. Accessed February, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=66.

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Abstract:
Hot-springs, the heterogeneous presence of rising water with usually higher temperature than the immediate surrounding, have attracted the human kind and simultaneously arose curiosity to know the underlying causes behind their presence in certain locality. In this paper, an attempt has been made to map the distribution of hot-springs in India at the one hand and to find a relation with certain geological phenomena like presence of fault lines, heat flow regions of the continental crust, geothermal provinces, tectonic movements of lithosphere and vertical displacement as a result of plume-lithospheric interactions and geological hot-spots.