Pls explain the meeting of the rivers from the peninsular plateau into Ganga river?

The?Deccan Plateau?stretches over eight states in India and covers a broad variety of environments, encompassing the majority of the Central and South Indian regions.

The Deccan Plateau is lying in the middle of three mountain ranges; the Eastern Ghats creates its eastern border and the Western Ghats its western border. Each of the two mountain ranges ascends from their particular adjacent seaward plains and almost joins at the southernmost point of India.?

The Deccan Plateau is dissevered from the Gangetic Basin towards the north by the Vindhya and Satpura Mountain Ranges, which create its northern border.?

The expression Deccan is an anglicized variant of the expression in Prakrit, dakkhin, and it originated from the Sanskrit expression d?k?i?a, which stands for ?south?.

Geography of Peninsular Plateau

The Peninsular Plateau can be broadly categorized into the Central Highlands and the Deccan Plateau. To the south of the Satpura Mountain Range, the Indian peninsula is known as the Deccan Plateau.

Central Highlands?- The northern segment of the peninsular cluster is known as the Central Highlands, despite the fact that they are not really so high. It was formed from hard metamorphic and igneous rocks. The cluster consists of two segments, demarcated by the west-running Narmada River. The Vindhyas and its eastern stretches enclose the one situated to the north on one region. To the north-west, it is edged by the Aravalli Mountain Ranges. The plateau extends more to the west, but is intersected by the arenaceous and stony arid region of Rajasthan. These are quite old examples of fold mountains. On the third side, this plateau fuses gradually in the Gangetic Plains of the north. This is named as the Malwa Plateau. It is considerably broad in the west and becomes narrowed to the east. The eastern portion is named as Bundelkhand and Baghelkhand, both them lying in South Uttar Pradesh. In Southern Bihar, it is known as Chota Nagpur Plateau. The southern tributaries of the Ganga River and Yamuna River drain the plateau.

Deccan Plateau?- The Deccan Plateau is situated to the south of the Indo-Gangetic Basin. The Western Ghats Mountain Range is quite high and stops the humidity from the southwestern monsoon from arriving at the plateau. Therefore, the area gets negligible precipitation.

The eastern segment of the Deccan Plateau is lying at a lower altitude, covering the southeast shoreline of India. The jungles are also comparatively arid but function to preserve the rainwaters to create torrents that supply rivers that move into valleys and subsequently into the Bay of Bengal.

Majority of rivers in the Deccan Plateau run from the west to the east. The Godavari River and its confluents, including the Indravati River, irrigate the majority of the northern part of the terrain, ascending in the Western Ghats and running to the east in the direction of Bay of Bengal. The Krishna River, Tungabhadra River, and the tributaries of the Krishna River, which include the Bhima River, which also flows from the west to east, irrigate the middle segment of the plateau. The southernmost section of the plateau is irrigated by the Kaveri River, which has its source in the Western Ghats Mountain Range in Karnataka and twists to the south to penetrate the Nilgiri Mountains at Hogenakal Waterfalls into Tamil Nadu, subsequently creating the Sivasamudram Falls at the island township of Shivanasamudra, which is the second largest waterfall in India and also the 16th biggest in the world, prior to pouring into the Stanley Reservoir and the Mettur Dam that formed the reservoir. The river ultimately pours into the Bay of Bengal.

The two major rivers, which don?t pour into the Bay of Bengal are the Tapti and Narmada River. They have their sources located in the Eastern Ghats Mountain Range and pour into Arabian Sea. All rivers on the Deccan Plateau rely on the precipitation and become dehydrated in the summer months.?

The weather of the territory differs from semi-dry weather in the north to tropical in majority of the areas with separate moist and arid periods. Precipitations take place during the monsoon months from around June to October. The period between March to June is quite arid and warm with temperatures going over 40?C on a constant basis.

Deccan Plateau is a triangle-shaped plateau that encompasses the majority of areas of peninsular India. Its northern fringes are the Chota Nagpur Plateau and Satpura Range. Mountains, known as the Eastern and Western Ghats, create the other borders of the triangle and are joined at its summit by the Anna Malai, Nilgiri, and Cardamom hills. The mean altitude of the plateau is 600 meters (2,000 feet) over sea surface. The hillsides incline from 900 m (3,000 feet) in the west to 450 m (1,500 feet) in the east.

The Deccan Plateau is densely inhabited. It has fertile soil and grows various crops, mostly cotton.

Geology Of Peninsular Plateau?

The volcanic basalt layers of the Deccan Plateau were formed as a result of the enormous volcanic outbreak in the?Deccan Traps. This took place at the close of the Cretaceous era between 65 and 67 million years back. A number of paleontologists/fossilists believe that this volcanic outbreak might have sped up the extermination of the dinosaurs. Level after level was created due to the volcanic eruptions that continued for several thousand years. As the volcanoes became dormant, they left over an area of tablelands with characteristically huge expanses of plains similar to a table. The volcanic hotspot that created the Deccan Traps is supposed to be situated beneath the contemporary Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.
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