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important characteristics of the topographic complexity of the Himalayas

By Ravi Chauhan on 06 Jun 21 | Filed under: Geography

The young mountains of the Himalayas are formed by the internal horizontal earth movements. They have characteristic topographic. complexity.

1. The Greater Himalayas, the Lesser Himalayas, and Shivalik are three main parallel ranges.
2. These ranges have striking contrasts in their altitudes with snow-capped peaked, deep valleys, gorges, hanging valleys, ridges, etc.

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