Indian Geography-Plateaus

No. Plateaus
1. The elevation of peninsular plateau is 600-900 mts.
2. The peninsular plateau is broadly divided into Malwa Plateau and Deccan Plateau.
3. Narmada river divides the peninsular plateau.
4. The peninsular plateau covers an area of 16 lakh sq. kms.
5. Aravallis form north west boundary of peninsular plateau.
6. The north-east boundary of peninsular plateau Rajmahal hills.
7. The boundary of Malwa plateau on north-west is Aravallis.
8. The boundary of Malwa plateau on the south is Vindhyas.
9. Gurusikhar is one of the oldest fold mountain systems in the world.
10. What is the highest peak in the Aravalli range.
11. The Gurusikar peak is located in Abu hills.
12. Narmada river flows between Vindhya and satpura ranges.
13. The Vindhya range runs east-west along the Narmada valley.
14. Kaimur range is escarpment along the son valley.
15. Vindhyas join with Kaimur range.
16. Bundi hills are located in the north-east of the Malwa plateau.
17. In Uttar pradesh the east extensions of the Malwa plateau are known as Bundelkhand and Baghelkhand.
18. In Bihar, the east extensions of Malwa plateau are known as Chota Nagapur Plateau.
19. Satpura Range is the boundary of Deccan plateau on the north.
20. The boundary of Deccan plateau on the west is Western Ghats.
21. The boundary of Deccan plateau on the East is Eastern Ghats.
22. The elevation of Decean plateau varies from 900mts. in the west to 300 mts. in the east.
23. The north and North-West part of the Deccan plateau is known as Maharashtra Plateau.
24. Maharashtra plateau is made up of igneous rock called Basalt, gnesses and Metamorphic.
25. The Satpura range is located between Narmada and Tapti valleys.
26. Mahadeo hills consists on the north of the Satpura Range.
27. Garwilgarh hills consist on the South of the satpura Range.
28. Western part of the Satpura Range consists Raj pipla hills.
29. Eastern part of the Satpura Range consists Maikal range, Panchamarthi hills and Surjula hills.
30. The Eastern part of the Satpura Range is known as Maikala Plateau.