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Name the three major divisions of the Himalaya from north to south.
The three major divisions of Himalayas from North to South are; The Greater Himalayas or the Himadari, The Lesser Himalayas also called Himachal and The Shiwalik or Outer Himalayas. The Greater Himalayas forms the northern most range and includes prominent Himalayan peaks. The lesser Himalayan ranges are mostly comprised of highly compressed and altered rocks. The outermost range of Himalayan region is made of unconsolidated material eg. mud, silt and soft rocks.
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On an outline map of India show the following:
1. Mountain and hill ranges - The Karakoram, The Zaskar, The Patkai Bum, The Jaintia, The Vindhya range, The Aravali and The Cardamom hills.
2. Peaks - K2, Kanchenjunga, Nanga Parbat and The Anamudi.
3. Plateaus - Chhotanagpur and Malwa.
4. The Indian Desert, Western Ghats, Lakshadweep Islands.NCERT Geography - Contemporary India I
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Name the three major divisions of the Himalaya from north to south.NCERT Geography - Contemporary India I
Describe how the Himalayas were formed.NCERT Geography - Contemporary India I
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Mountain ranges in the eastern part of India forming its boundary with Myanmar are collectively called:NCERT Geography - Contemporary India I