Application of RS and GIS for Land Use/Land Cover, Geomorphological Studies in Nalgonda District, Telangana, India

Ramadass G., Udaya Laxmi G., Sriramulu G., (doi: 10.23953/cloud.ijarsg.46)

Abstract


The Land Sat 8 ETM+ satellite image of an area 17579 sq.km. Corresponding to the Nalgonda District and Ramadugu study region (1200 sq.km) in the northwestern part of Cuddapah basin, Telangana State was analyzed to determine the geological/structural configuration, land use land cover and geomorphology of the regions. The disposition of various faults, other lineaments and thirteen (1 to 13) radial drainage structures in the region were delineated. The findings are significant in view of the paucity of structural data in the region and form a geo structural data base for prognostication of lamproites.


Keywords


Domal Structures; Geomorphology; Lineaments; Satellite Image; Structural Configuration

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