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Title: MAJOR LANDFORMS OF INDIA


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MAJOR LANDFORMS OF INDIA
  • A POWER POINT PRESENTATION BY
  • Chhayya Singh
  • CLASS-MYP-1

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  • India is one of the most beautiful countries in
    the world.
  • Some places have high mountains and hills, while
    others have flat lands.

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India has mountains, hills, plains, plateaus and
desert
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The Himalaya
  • All along the north are the Great Himalaya
    mountain ranges. The Himalaya is the
    highest mountain range in the world.
    There are many peaks in these mountains and most
    of them remain covered with snow almost
    throughout the year.
  • Many rivers start from the mountains.

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The Southern Ranges
  • The central and southern parts of India
    too have mountain ranges. The Vindhya and
    Satpura ranges are in central India, and
    the Nilgiri Hills are in the south.

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The Indian Plains
  • Many parts of India have flat and level land.
  • These are the plains.
  • To the south of the Himalaya, lie the great
    plains of India.
  • Many rivers such as the Ganga and
    Yamuna flow through the plains.
  • These rivers have made the land green and fertile.

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Rivers and plains
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The Southern Plains
  • There are narrow strips of plain land
    along the eastern and the western coasts.
    These plains meet at Kanniyakumari. Many
    rivers such as Narmada, Godavari and Kaveri
    flow through these plains and fall into the
    sea.

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Deccan Plateau
  • The southern part of India looks like a cone
    in shape. It has a flat and uneven
    surface, though it is higher than the
    surrounding plains.This type of land is called a
    Plateau.
  • The Southern Plateau covers the largest
    part of our country.
  • The area is surrounded by hill ranges on all
    three sides.
  • The Southern Plateau is also called the
    Deccan Plateau.

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INDIAN DESERT
  • A large area of land covered with sand is called
    a desert.
  • In the north-western part of India is the
    Indian Desert or the Thar Desert.
  • It covers parts of Rajasthan.
  • This area is mostly hot and dry and there is
    very little rain.
  • Very few plants and trees grow in such places.
  • The camel is the most important animal in the
    desert. It can live without water for many days.

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Indian Peninsula
  • The southern part of India is surrounded by
    large water bodies on three sides and this type
    of land is called a Peninsula.
  • The Indian Peninsula has the Arabian sea in
    the west, the Bay of Bengal in the east and
    the Indian Ocean towards the south.

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Islands
  • There are two groups of Islands in these
    water bodies.
  • An island is a piece of land surrounded by
    water on all sides.
  • The group in Bay of Bengal is called Andaman and
    Nicobar Islands.
  • The group is in the
    Arabian Sea is called the Lakshadweep.

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The Ganges Delta
  • The  Ganges Delta (also Sunderban Delta 
    or the Bengal Delta) is a  river delta  in
    the South Asia region, consisting
    of Bangladesh  and the state of  West
    Bengal,  India. It is the world's largest
    delta, and empties into the  Bay of
    Bengal. It is also one of the most fertile
    regions in the world, thus earning the
    nickname The Green Delta.

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