Plains of the World

Pampas of Argentina _ Plains of the World

Plains are large stretches of flat land. Generally, they are not more than 200 metres above mean sea level. Plains are usually very fertile and population settlements are concentrated here. The Indo-Gangetic plains, the Mississippi plain and the Yang-tze plain are some of the famous plains of the world. Some plains are extremely level. Others …

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Plateaus of the World

Columbia Plateau Plateaus of the world

Plateaus are elevated uplands with extensive level surfaces, and usually descend steeply to the surrounding lowlands. Like all highlands plateaux are subjected to erosional processes, which usually results in alteration of their general features. Plateaus form an important landform throughout the geography of the world. A plateau is an elevated flat land. It is a …

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