Answer the following questions briefly.

(i) What is the bhabar?

(ii) Name the three major divisions of the Himalayas from north to south:

(iii) Which plateau lies between the Aravali and the Vindhya ranges?

(iv) Name the island group of India having a coral origin.

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago |  395

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Solution :-

(i) The northern plains are generally described as flat land with no variations in its relief. It is not true. These vast plains also have diverse relief features. According to the variations in relief features, the Northern plains can be divided into four regions. The rivers, after descending from the mountains deposit pebbles in a narrow belt of about 8 to 16 km in width lying parallel to the slopes of the Shiwaliks. It is known as bhabar.

(ii) 1. The northernmost range is known as The Great or Inner Himalayas or Himadri

    2. Himachal or Lesser Himalaya

    3. Outer Himalayas or Shiwaliks

(iii) The Malwa plateau lies between Aravali and Vindhya ranges.

(iv) Lakshadweep Islands is the island group of India having a coral origin.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago

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