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CBSE Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Notes - Physical Features of India

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Often, we do not have an adequate amount of study material or notes to study from. When it is an important subject like Geography, we cannot afford to take the risk of studying with limited material as it won’t help in the exam. This is why Vedantu offers Social Science Geography revision notes for Class 9 students. If you are in Class 9 and want to study the physical Features of India, you must download CBSE revision notes for Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Physical Features of India. It will provide you with all the requisite information about Chapter 2 which is about all the physical features of India.

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Q1. Describe the Northern Plain and the Peninsular Plateau.

Ans. The interplay of 3 major rivers, the Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra along with their tributaries has given birth to the northern plain. The northern plain spreads over 7 lakh sq. km. This plain is divided into Punjab plain, Ganga plain and Brahmaputra plain. Also, this region can be divided into 4 regions which are Bhabar, Terai, Bhangar and Kankar. In Geography Chapter 2 Class 9 Notes, you will also get to learn that the newer, younger deposits of the floodplains are called Khadar. It is a tableland composed of old crystalline, metamorphic and igneous rocks. This plateau was formed because of the drifting and breaking of Gondwanaland. The distinctive feature of this plateau is the Deccan trap which is the black soil area. The two important divisions of this plateau are the Central Highlands and The Deccan Plateau. The western and the eastern edges of the plateau are marked by the western and eastern Ghats respectively.

2. What are the Coastal Plains and the Islands of India?

Ans. This is a flat low-lying land that is next to the ocean. Two narrow pieces of land that are found in the east and the west of the peninsular plateau are known as Eastern Coastal Plain and Western Coastal Plain respectively. You can also avail this information by looking for physical features meaning in Hindi. An island is a sub-continental land surrounded by water. The group of islands are divided into two categories and are named the Andaman and the Nicobar Islands located in the north and south respectively. These islands lie close to the equator and you will understand them better if you make a Physical Features of India PPT on your own with the help of the Physical Features of India Notes.