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Which are the major physiographic divisions of India? Contrast the relief of the Himalayan region with that of the Peninsular plateau.

NCERT Class 9th: Geography Social Studies (S.St) Ch 2 Physical Features of India


There are 6 physiographic divisions in india
1  peninsular pleateau
2  himalayas
3  islands
4  desert
5  peninsular pleateau
6  coastal plains
The himalayan region has the most rugged relief
it is divided into 3parts(greater himalayas,lesser himalayas,shivalliks)
this region has low temperature
they reach high altitudes

peninsular plateau is divided into 2 parts(central,deccan)
it recieves moderate temperatures
the deccan plateau is tilted towards the east
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