name the three parallel ranges of the Himalayas describe any one.
The three parallel ranges of the Himalayas are:
- Himadri or the Greater Himalayas
- Himachal or the Lesser Himalayas
- Siwaliks or the outer Himalayas
The Himadri : It is the northernmost range of the Himalayas. This range is also known as the Great or the Inner Himalayas. This range has some of the highest peaks with an average height of 6,000 metres. The core part of this Himalayan range is made of granite. As it is always covered with snow, many glaciers originate in this range.