Q. In which of the following state/states/Union Territory tertiary coal – lignite found?
3.Jammu and Kashmir
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Explanation: Tertiary coals occur in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland. It is extracted from Darangiri, Cherrapunji, Mewlong and Langrin (Meghalaya); Makum, Jaipur and Nazira in upper Assam, Namchik – Namphuk (Arunachal Pradesh) and Kalakot (Jammu and Kashmir).
Besides, the brown coal or lignite occur in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry,Rajasthan, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir.
Source: NCERT – India People & Economy