Question

The northern part of the western coastal plain is called the __________.

A

Malabar coast.

B

Kannad plain.

C

Konkan.

D

Kodaikanal.

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C.  Konkan

The Western Coastal Plains is a thin strip of coastal plain 50 kilometers in width between the west coast of India and the Western Ghats hills, which starts near the south of river Tapi. They are bodied between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. The plains begin at Gujarat in the north and end at Kerala in the south. It also includes the states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. It consists of three sections. The Northern part of the coast is called the Konkan (Mumbai-Goa) whereas the central stretch is called the Kanara, while the southern stretch is referred to as the Malabar Coast.

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