Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 10th
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Major Physiographic Divisions of India

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A. The Northern Mountains:

  1. The Trans-Himalayas
  2. The Himalayas
    (i) The Greater Himalayas or the Himadri
    (ii) The Lesser Himalayas or The Himachal
    (iii) The Outer Himalayas/The Siwaliks
  3. Purvanchal Hills
    Importance of Himalayas 

B. The Great Northern Plains:

  1. The Bhabar Plain
  2. The Tarai Tract
  3. The Bhangar Plains
  4. The Khadar Plains
  5. Delta

C. The Peninsular Plateaus 

  1. Central Highlands
  2. Deccan Plateau
    1. The Western Ghats
    2. The Eastern Ghats

D. The Coastal Plains:

  1. The Western Coastal Plain
  2. The Eastern Coastal Plain

E. The Islands:

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  2. Lakshadweep Islands
  3. Offshore Islands
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