Explain the term intermontane plateau.
A plateau which is enclosed or surrounded by mountain ranges is known as an intermontane plateau. For example The Plateau of Tibet and the Plateau of Mongolia.
The Plateau of Tibet is surrounded by the Kunlun Mountains in the north and the Himalayas in the south. The Plateau of Mongolia is enclosed between a number of mountains like the Sayan Mountains, Hentiyn Mountains and the Nan mountains.