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NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Chapter 2 Physical Features of India


India has all major physical features of the earth, i.e., mountains, plains, deserts, plateaus and islands. Physical Features of India discusses the primary physical characteristics of the country, which includes land, plateau, mountains, deserts and islands. In India, the soil colour varies from place to place as it is formed from different types of rocks. The Major Physiographic Divisions of India have been discussed in detail. These include The Himalayan Mountains, The Northern Plains, The Peninsular Plateau, The Indian Desert, The Coastal Plains, The islands etc. India’s peninsular part is made from one of the oldest landmasses of the world ‘Gondwana land’. It was a single landmass comprising of India, Australia, South Africa, South America and Antarctica.