- Differentiate between central highlands and Deccan plateau.
- List any five characteristics of the Himalayan mountains
- Difference between Central Highlands and Deccan Plateau are
|They lie to the north of the Narmada river
||They lie to the south of the Narmada river
|They are bounded by the Aravali mountains, Vindhya range, Malwa and Chotanagpur Plateau
||They are bounded the Eastern ghats and the western ghats
|The Chota Nagpur Plateau mark its eastwards extension
||The Mahadev, Kaimur Hills and Maikal range make its eastern part
|Its slope is from west to east
||Its slope is from southwest to northeast
- Five characteristics of the Himalayas are:
- They are young fold mountains formed in recent geological ages.
- They have high peaks and deep valleys.
- These mountain ranges run in a west-east direction from the Indus to the Brahmaputra.
- The width of the mountains varies from 400 Km in Kashmir to 150 Km in Arunachal Pradesh.
- The Himalayas can be divided into three ranges: the Himadri (northern most range), the Himachal (lie to the south of the Himadri) and the Siwaliks (outer range).