- August 21, 2021
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
Subject – Environment
Context – GSI lists geo-tourism sites in NE to visit after ‘unlock’.
- Geological Survey of India (GSI) declares geo-heritage sites/ national geological monuments for protection and maintenance.
- The term geological heritage is used for natural geological or geo-morphological features that have aesthetic, intrinsic or scientific and educational value, that provide unique insight into geological processes affecting the formation or evolution of Earth.
- While there are 147 UNESCO Global geoparks spread across 41 countries, India is yet to have one of its own.
32 approved geo-tourism or geo-heritage sites in India –