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KS3 Geography - Incredible India: Mumbai

A guide to information resources on India for your year 9 Geography topic, compiled by your Librarians.

Gateway of India, Mumbai

Mumbai City map

Bandra - Worli Sea Link

Learn more about the recently completed Sea Link bridge

Article on Mumbai

Skywalk Project in Mumbai

Bollywood!!

History of Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (part of World Heritage collection)  is an outstanding example of late 19th century railway architecture in the British Commonwealth, characterized by Victorian Gothic Revival and traditional Indian features, as well as its advanced structural and technical solutions. 

Books in the Senior Library

Mumbai Dabbawala - Bombay Lunch Box

Late every morning at Mumbai, in India, rows and rows of neatly stacked dabbas (boxes) with weird markings on the top are trundled across busy office buildings. At fifteen to one, a cloth capped man delivers one of these cylindrical boxes on my table in the Fort area. 

Watch this video of a 'Dabbawala's' day in Mumbai...

Mumbai - An architect's perspective

This short film is a brief look at one of the most highly contested segments of land (and water), in the city, and how it represents both a major planning failure and an exciting opportunity for urban improvement.

Links to more information on Mumbai

Proposed Coastal Ring Road

Interesting clip from a Bollywood film