Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 9th Standard
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Tick in Front of the Correct Option ✓ the Formation of Extensive Plateaus is a Result of Which Type of Movements ? - Geography and Economics

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The formation of extensive plateaus is a result of which type of movements ?

Options

  • Mountain-building

  • Continent-building

  • Horizontal

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Solution

The formation of extensive plateaus is a result of continent-building movements.

Explanation – Continent – building movements or epeirogenic movements occur when slow movements at the earth’s center move towards the surface. This causes upliftment in earth’s crust forming extensive plateaus.

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Balbharati Social Science Geography 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Endogenetic Movements
Exercise | Q 1.5 | Page 20
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