Which is the oldest landmass in India?  

(a) The Deccan plateau  

(b) Jack Hills  

(c) Eurasia  

(d) The Peninsular plateau


Answer :

So, the correct answer is (D) - The Peninsular Plateau

Explanation :

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  • The peninsular plateau is a tableland composed of old crystalline, igneous and metamorphic rocks. It was formed due to breaking and drifting of the Gondwana land, thus, making it a part of the oldest landmass.
  • Thus, Peninsular Plateau is the oldest landmass in India.


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