Give some important characteristics of Northern Plains.
- The Northern Plains of India lie between the Himalayas in the north and Peninsular Plateau in the South.
- They are made of the fine silt or alluvium, brought down by rivers from the Himalayas and the Peninsular Plateau.
- These plains are one of the world’s most extensive and fertile plains. They are drained by three major rivers the Indus, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra and their tributaries.