Location and Extent
Physiography and Drainage
- Physical Divisions of India
- The North Indian Mountains
- The Himalayas
- North Indian Plains
- The Peninsular Indian Plateau
- The Indian Coastal Plains
- The Indian Islands
- Physiography of Brazil
- Brazilian Highlands
- The Great Escarpment in Brazil
- Coastline of Brazil
- Brazilian Plains
- Brazilian Island
- Drainage of Brazil
- Drainage Systems of India
- Himalayan Rivers
- Peninsular Rivers
Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
Economy and Occupations
Tourism, Transport and Communication
Geography - Physical Divisions of India
Identification of Physical divisions
Geography - North Indian Mountains
Geography - North Indian Plain Region
Geography - Peninsular Plateau Region
Chhotta Nagpur Plateau
Geography - Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats
Geography - Coastal Region
Eastern coastal plain
Western coastal plain
Geography - Indian Islands
Geography - Practical 1
Geography - Practical 2
Two dimensional diagrams
One dimensional diagrams
Economics - Introduction of an Economy
Introduction of an Economy
Economics - Basic problems of an economy solution
Economics - Inflation
Effects of inflation
Measures of Inflation
Causes of inflation
Economics - Public distribution system and consumer protection
Public Distribution system - meaning and explanation
Objectives of Public Distribution system
Drawbacks of Public Distribution system
Progress of Public Distribution system
- A large plateau covers much of southern Brazil. It is also known as the Brazilian Highlands, the Brazilian Shield, and the Brazilian Plateau.
- The Brazilian and Guyana Highlands form the primary part of the South American continent.
- The majority of the Guyana highlands are in Venezuela and extend all the way to French Guiana.
- In Brazil, it includes the northern states of Roraima, Para, and Amapa. Brazil has the lower part of these highlands. However, the highest point in Brazil, Pico de Neblina, is 3014 meters high and is located on the border between Brazil and Venezuela.
- The areas to the east and south of the Brazilian highlands have an altitude of more than 1000 meters. However, in other areas, the altitude ranges from 500 to 1000 meters. The highlands gradually slope northward, and the slopes are not very steep.
- The Amazon tributaries that flow through this region create rapids and waterfalls. The slopes are steep towards the north but not sudden. Several rivers take off from the end portion of the highlands and flow northwards to meet the Atlantic Ocean.
- Some major rivers, such as Uruguay, Paraguay, and Parana, originate from the southern slopes of the highlands and enter Argentina. It has a steep slope to the east and appears to be an escarpment.
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State whether the sentence is right or wrong. correct the wrong ones and rewrite the sentence.
The plains forming the source of Paraguay and Parana rivers is located to the southwest part of the Brazilian highlands.
Identify the correct option with the help of the given statement:
It is a rain shadow region in Brazil
a) Pantanal b) Pampas
c) Amazon river basin d) Northern part of the highlands
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