Answer the following question.
What is a subcontinent? Why is India referred to as an Indian subcontinent?
A landmass that is separated from the rest of the continent by water bodies or mountains is called a subcontinent.
India is called a subcontinent because of its :
(a) Vast size
(c) the ice-covered lofty Himalayas in the North
(d) the vast Indo-Ganga plain to its south
(e) the Thar desert
(f) the uneven Deccan plateau
(g) the high temperature and heavy rainfall from the tropical monsoon climate.