The peninsular plateau was one of the parts of the gondwana landmass which drifted away. Hence it is the oldest landmass of the indian subcontinent. The two physical divisions of the peninsular plateau are the Central Highlands and the Deccan Plateau.
Which is the oldest land mass of India write any two features of it?
The oldest feature is THE PENINSULAR PLATEAU. Its features ate- a) Plateau has broaf, shallow valleys and rounded hills b) It has 2 divisions- Central Highlands and Deccan Plateau. c) Peninsular plateau is the black soil area known as Deccan Trap. This is of volcanic origin hence the rocks are igneous rocks.
Which landmass of India is one of the oldest of the world?
The Peninsular Plateau is the oldest landmass of India.
What is the name of oldest land mass?
The oldest landmass, (the Peninsula part), was a part of the Gondwana land. The Gondwana land included India, Australia, South Africa, South America and Antarctica as one single land mass.
Which is the oldest language in India?
Sanskrit (5000 years old)
Sanskrit is a widely spoken language in India. Almost all the ancient manuscripts of Hindusim, Jainism and Buddhism were written in this language.
Which is the oldest region of India?
The Peninsular plateau.
- The peninsular plateau was one of the parts of the gondwana landmass which drifted away.
- Hence, it is the oldest landmass of the indian subcontinent.
Why is India called a subcontinent?
– India is sometimes referred to as a subcontinent because it is a separate landmass, not just a country. It is not as large as one, but it has certain characteristics of a continent, so it is not considered a continent.
Which area comprised the Gondwana land?
Complete answer: The Gondwana land included India, Australia, South Africa, South America and Antarctica.
What kind of the climate is found in India?
A tropical rainy climate governs regions experiencing persistent warm or high temperatures, which normally do not fall below 18 °C (64 °F). India hosts two climatic subtypes- tropical monsoon climate, tropical wet and dry climate that fall under this group.
What indicates the slope of the plateau?
The flow of the rivers in the Deccan Plateau indicates its slope as West to East. The plateau is bounded on the east and west by the Ghats, while its northern extremity is the Vindhya Range.