What type of soil is found in the river deltas of the Eastern Coast? Give three main features of this type of soil.

Q.2 (ii) :- What type of soil is found in the river deltas of the Eastern Coast? Give three main features of this type of soil.

 

Answer :- 

The deltas made by east flowing rivers on Eastern Coastal plain have alluvial soil. Main features of this soil are:
(a) It is a most fertile soil having chemicals like lime, potash and phosphoric acid.
(b) The region of this densely populated.
(c) This soil is ideal for growing sugarcane, paddy and other cereals.