Question

The oldest fold mountain situated in India is _____.

A

Himalayas

B

Vindhyas

C

Western Ghats

D

Aravallis

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D

Aravallis

  • Aravallis is one of the worlds' oldest mountain ranges.
  •  It dates back to a pre-Indian subcontinental collision with the mainland Eurasian Plate
  • The southern end is at Palanpur near Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  •  The highest peak is Guru Shikhar in Mount Abu in Rajasthan.
  • The Aravallis are some of the oldest fold mountains in the world.

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