Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Observe the Map on Pg 27 in 'Give It a Try' and Answer the Following Questions: (A) Madagascar and Sri Lanka Are Related to Which Landform of the Ocean Floor? - Geography

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Observe the map on Pg 27 in 'Give it a try' and answer the following questions:

(a) Madagascar and Sri Lanka are related to which landform of the ocean floor?

(b) Near which continent are these land forms located?

(c) Which islands in our country are examples of peaks of submerged mountains?

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Solution

(a) These can be considered as Marine Islands i.e. as peaks of the submerged mountains and hills on the ocean bed.

(b) Sri Lanka is located near Asia and Madagascar near African continent.

(c) Andaman and Nicobar Islands. These are considered to be emergent peaks of a submerged mountain range related to the Arakan Yoma range of Myanmar.

Concept: Stucture of Ocean Floor
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Balbharati Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Structure of Ocean Floor
Exercise | Q 4 | Page 28
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