Q- Why are Himalayas called young fold mountains? Mention any three features of the great Himalayan range.
Answer- Himalayas are called young fold mountains as they are formed by folding process and are still in process of folding that is why Himalayas are called as young fold mountains.
There are several features of the great Himalayan range but the three most important features of the great Himalayan range are as follows:
1. The Himalayas are located at the northern border of India that works as a natural shield or divider for India from other neighbouring countries.
2. The Himalayas are the region from where the entire major and minor river originate.
3. Himalayas of India helps a lot in making the climate of India moderate as it provides India a different climate from all over Asian continent.