India is an ancient land and long before the first human walked on it, it was the most happening place on Earth! The spectacular journey of the Indian subcontinent across the ocean started 180 million years ago. We put together the pieces that make this spectacular.
On the southernmost tip of India in Kanyakumari, is the Vivekananda Rock Memorial which has hundreds of visitors every day. But most have no idea of the immense geological significance of the rock.
Go down south, along the tail end of the western ghats - mountains that hug the Arabian Sea coast in India and you will come across a site that bears testimony to one of the most spectacular continental drifts on Earth.
One of the greatest geological wonders of India, is hard to find. But when you finally see Mumbai’s Gilbert hill you can’t help but be awed by the geological significance of this outcrop!
Everyone is mesmerized by the beauty of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. But did you know that there is a gorge of spectacular beauty closer home, here in India?
The Lonar Lake, with sparkling blue water is a unique geological wonder and a place where geology, astronomy and history come together to create a grand spectacle.