FLUCTUATION OF GROUND WATER, ITS CAUSES AND IMPACTS ON SOIL AND AGRICULTURE IN KAMBER, SINDH, PAKISTAN

N. H. Chandio

Abstract


An area of the Kamber taluka is 2260sq. kilometers situated at the foothills of khirthar Mountain range, the highest peak of khirthar mountain is kuti ji kabar (dog’s grave) situated in Kamber taluka. Total human population of the region is 268934 persons, in which 210565 persons inhabit in rural area and remaining 58369 persons are living in urban area. Kamber is located between latitudes 27.90 north and  longitude  72.5o. The  region  is distributed by uneven topography, like plain and mountainous. Water table of the region is not same everywhere in whole region. Administratively Kamber can be divided into four circles, twenty Tapas, sixty-nine Dehes. More than 78% area of the region is able for cultivation, in which only 48.5% area is under cultivation.


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