Indus Ganga Divide Aesculus

At the Mall in Shimla, just next to statue of Gandhi Ji, there is a large horsechestnut tree that straddles the ridge dividing the Ganga River flowing to Bay of Bengal, and the Indus River flowing to the Arabian Sea

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Bodhi Leaf Indus Ganga Divide Aesculus

At the Mall in Shimla, just next to statue of Gandhi Ji, there is a large horsechestnut tree that straddles the ridge dividing the Ganga River flowing to Bay of Bengal, and the Indus River flowing to the Arabian Sea


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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Horsechestnut: This tree, a relative of the North American buckeyes, has broad, radiating leaves, and its fruit can be ground and washed to make flour
  • Botanical species: Aesculus indica
  • Botanical family : Sapindaceae [Litchi]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 31.105 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 77.175701 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2205.9 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Venturing Northwest
  • Path : Through Chandigarh up to Shimla, Dharamsala, and down into the Punjab and Haryana
  • Date photographed: 27.09.09

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