The correct answer is option (C) – Peninsula
The Peninsular Plateau in India is broadly divided into the Deccan Plateau and Central Highlands.
- The Deccan Plateau slopes gently eastwards and is higher in the West.
- Its Eastern extensions are the Maikal range, the Kaimur hills, the Mahadev while its broad base in the North is flanked by the Satpura Range.
- Even in the Northeast, one can kind find the extension of this plateau known as the North Cachar Hills, Karbi-Anglong Plateau.
- A triangular landmass which lies to the South of the river Narmada is known as the Deccan Plateau.
- It is separated from the Chotanagpur plateau.
- Three Prominent hill ranges from the east to west are the Jaintia Hills, the Khasi and the Garo.
- Central Highlands are the major area of the Malwa plateau, it is the part of the Peninsular Plateau lying to the North of the Narmada river.
- Aravallis on the northwest and the Central Highlands on the south bounds the Vindhya range.
- The Central Highlands are narrower in the East, but wider in the West.
- The Eastward extensions of Central Highlands are known as the Baghelkhand and Bundelkhand.