What is the older alluvium, composed of lime nodules called?


Bhangar is an older alluvium that is clayey and cooler, with lime nodules known as Kankars that are found in doabs.

The Bhangar Plains

  • These are older alluvial plain which represents upland alluvial tract.
  • These areas are well-drained and make it suitable for cultivation.
  • This area lies quiet above the flood limits of the neighbouring rivers.
  • The soil is rich in humus and it gives a high yield due to the rich amount of minerals and humus in the soil.
  • It comprises calcium carbonate nodules called ‘Kankars’ which are impure in nature.

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