peninsula plateau made by yash chauhan


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peninsula plateau made by yash chauhan

  1. 1. • The body or piece of land enclosed on three sides by water, jutting out from a larger body of land
  2. 2. Peninsula Plateau Lies to the south of northern plains of India.
  3. 3. It was formed due to the breaking and drifting of the Gondwana land. Hence ,it is a part of The oldest landmass
  4. 4. DECCAN PLATEAU It is a tableland made up of old crystalline, igneous and metamorphic rocks . The plateau has broad and shallow valleys and rounded hills. The peninsula plateau is flanked by the Aravallis on the northwest, the Western Ghats in the west and dissected Eastern Ghats in the east.
  5. 5.  Peninsula plateau ranges in an elevation from 100 metres in northern side to 1000 metres to the south.  Many rift valleys such as Narmada , Tapi, Mahanadi, Godawari and Damodar have been formed due to faulting and vertical movements.
  6. 6. The Peninsula plateau is famous for black soils. The Peninsula plateau is rich in valuable minerals such as manganese,iron,mica,coal,bauxite,gold and copper
  7. 7. THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS • The northern part of peninsula, north of the vidhyas is known as central highlands.
  8. 8. the central highlands are bounded by aravali range on northwest , Ganga plains on the north and vindhya range on south. The central highlands are wider in west but narrower in the east.
  9. 9. The Malwa Plateau forms the western part of the central highlands and comprises the entire area between the Aravali range in the northwest and the vindhya range in south.
  10. 10. The area of malwa plateau is 81,767 Average height is about 500 metres. The landscape slope downwards towards the north and north east.
  11. 11. Bundelkhand is located to east of Malwa Plateau. Northern part of Bundelkhand almost lie in UP. The area is about 70,000 sq. km.
  12. 12. It is located to east of bundelkhand plateau. Baghelkhand is a region of Central India in northerneastern Madhya Pradesh and adjacent southern part of Uttar Ptadesh.
  13. 13. • It houses tribals , dense forests and many wild animals. • The Kanha National Park is located in this area
  14. 14. • Chota Nagpur plateau is in eastern India which covers much of Jharkhand. • The total area is approximately 65,000 sq. km.
  15. 15. the southern part of the peninsula, south of the vindhyas,is known as the Deccan plateau
  16. 16. • The deccan plateau is a large triangular plateau in india, covering up the majority of southern part of the country. It rises a hundred metrs high in the north, rising further to more than a kilometre high.
  17. 17. The climate of the region varies from- semi arid rain in north to tropical in most of region with distinct and dry season. Rainfalls during the monsoon season from about june to october. March to june can be very dry and hot with temperatures exceeding 40 c regularly.
  18. 18. • The deccan plateau is rich in minerals.primary mineral ores found in this region are mica,iron ore ,gold and other matals. • All river basins are good for agriculture. The chief crop is cotton, however, sugarcane ,rice and other crops are also common .
  19. 19. DECCAN TRAP • Northwesten part of the deccan plateau which is made up of lava flows.
  20. 20. • The western ghats are the western edge of deccan plateau. • They lie parallel to western coast. • Its length is approximately 1600 km. • Average elevation is about 1200 metres.
  21. 21. • The western ghats near the border of gujarat and maharashtra, south of river tapi, and runs through the states of maharashtra, tamil nadu and kerala ending at kanyakumari at the southern tip of india.
  22. 22. • The eastern ghats are the eastern edge of deccan plateau. • They lie parallel to eastern coast.