OMTEX CLASSES: Explain divisions of Central Highlands of India in detail.

Explain divisions of Central Highlands of India in detail.


1. The Peninsular region extending from the southern border of the North Indian Plains up to the Narmada Valley is called the Central Highlands.
2. The Aravali Mountain Range, East Rajasthan Upland, Malwa Plateau, Bundelkhand, Baghelkhand, Chhota Nagpur Plateau and the Vindhya Range are the division of the Central Highlands.
3. Their Location are as follows:
(a) The Aravali Range in Rajasthan forms the western boundary of the Central Highlands.it stretches in the SW-NE direction.
(b) The east Rajasthan uplands and the Malwa Plateau border on the Aravalis in the east.
(c) The Malwa Plateau is located in the southwestern part of the Central Highlands. Its major parts lie on the Madhya Pradesh.
(d) Baghelkhand lies to the southeast of Bundelkhand and east of the Malwa Plateau. It lies in Madhya Pradesh and northern Chhattisgarh to the north of the Vindhya Range which spreads form the western Madhya Pradesh to Bihar.
(e) The Chhota Nagpur Plateau at the eastern end of the central Highlands lies mostly in Jharkhand.
4. The Central Highlands are wider in the west and narrower in the east.
5. Most of the rivers such as Banas, Chambal, Sindh, Betwa, Dhasan, Ken, Tons and Son draining the Highlands flow towards the northeast.
6. Mount Abu in the Aravalis, the Ravines of the Chambal, the Marble Gorge of the Narmada and the Kaimur Escarpment are some of the noteworthy landscapes of the region.