A physical map of India is always a helpful guide for the students, tutors and parents. They can download this map as a printable or offline version and use it for map pointing purposes. This will help them enhance their knowledge about the physical features of India. With the help of the India physical map, they can easily locate the following areas or physiographic regions in the country:
- The Himalayan Mountain Range (the highest range of mountains in the globe)
- The Indian Peninsula
- The Indo Gangetic Plains
- The Great Indian Thar Desert
- The Western and Eastern Ghat Mountain Ranges
- The Karakoram Mountain Range
A physical map of India shows all the physiographic regions of the nation. In terms of physiography, the country can be listed in the following regions:
- The Islands
- Coastal Plains
- The Peninsular Plateau
- The Great Indian Desert
- Northern Plains or Indo Gangetic Plains
- The Himalayan Mountain Ranges or Northern Mountains
The Himalayan Mountain ranges are home to the majority of the states of North India and Northeast India. The Great Indian Desert or the Thar Desert is located in the west and forms a significant part of Rajasthan . The Indo Gangetic plain comprises the territories and provinces in the eastern and central parts of the country. The Deccan plateau forms a significant portion of the Indian peninsula in Southern India.
When the users go through the physical map of India, they will notice Kanchenjungha, which is the tallest peak in India and the third tallest peak in the whole world. The Western Ghats mountain range and the Nilgiri mountain range have been highlighted in this map. They will also get to view several fast-moving streams like Tapti, Narmada, Godavari, Mahanadi, Kaveri, Krishna, Son, Brahmaputra, Chambal, Jamuna, and Ganga.
The users of this map can see the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea that edge the country from three angles on the physical map of India.
Last Updated on: October 26, 2020
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