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Indian Peninsula is another name of the peninsular plateau. Over 200 years ago, it was a part of Gondwana land. The peninsular plateau was formed by faulting of Gondwana land. Its characteristics are as follows:

i. Roughly, the shape of the peninsular plateau is triangular.


ii. The average height of the plateau is 600-900 m above sea level.


iii. Its two main divisions are Central Highlands and Deccan Plateau.


iv. Central Highlands lies in the north of Narmada River and Deccan Plateau lie in the south of Narmada River.


v. The direction of slope of central highlands is west to east and that of Deccan plateau is southwest to northeast.


vi. Central Highlands is bounded by Aravalli and Chhotanagpur and Deccan plateau is bounded by the Western Ghats in the west and the Eastern Ghats in the east.


vii. The major rivers of the plateau include Krishna, Kaveri, Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada, Tapti.


viii. All the rivers flow through west to east except Narmada and Tapti which flow from east to west in a rift.


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