Q- Write any three characteristics of the Central Highlands.
Answer- The Central Highlands lies in part of the peninsular plateau to the north of the Narmada river, covering a major area of the Malwa plateau.
The three major characteristics of the Central Highlands are as follows:
1. The Central Highlands are narrow in east and wider in west.
2. The Central Highlands stretch from the north-west with the Aravali, further merging with the sandy and rocky desert of Rajasthan.
3. The Eastwards extension of Central Highlands is locally known as ‘Bundelkhand’ and ‘Baghelkhand’. The ‘Chotanagpur plateau’ is the easternmost part of this highland, which is drained by the river Damodar.