Describe the peninsular plateau of India

Q- Describe the ‘Peninsular plateau’ of India?

Answer- The peninsular plateau of India is composed of the old crystalline, igneous and metamorphic rocks. It is a tableland like structure. It was formed due to the breaking and drifting of the Gondawana land. It has abroad and shallow valley and rounded hills. It consists of two broad divisions:

1. Central Highlands

2. Deccan Plateau

The eastward extensions of this plateau are locally known as the Bundelkhand and Bughelkhand.

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