Do you justify Indian Ocean named after India?
Yes, as no other country has a longer coastline on the Indian Ocean as India has and indeed, it is India’s eminent position in the Indian Ocean which justifies the naming of an ocean after it.
Why is Indian Ocean named after India class 9th?
Indian Ocean is named after India because (i) India has the longest coastline on the Indian Ocean. (ii) India has a central location between East and West Asia. (iii) India’s Southernmost extension Deccan Peninsula protrudes into Indian Ocean that makes it significant to international trade done through Indian Ocean.
Which alternatives justify the naming of Indian Ocean after India?
Justify the naming of indian ocean after India.
- India holds a central location which is at the head of the Indian Ocean.
- India has the longest coastline in the region adding to its sway.
- India serves as an important transit point for sea routes connecting the two regions – Europe and East asia.
Why India is called subcontinent?
India is a subcontinent located in South of Asian continent. It is considered a subcontinent because it covers an expansive area of land that includes the Himalayan region in the north, the Gangetic Plain as well as the plateau region in the south.