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The oldest mountain ranges in India are
1. Aravallis
2. Vindhyas
3. Satpuras
4. Nilgiri hills

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Aravallis

The correct answer is Aravallis.

  • The Aravali mountain range is the oldest mountain range in India.
    • Aravalli is derived from a Sanskrit word from ‘ara’ and ‘vali’, which literally means the ‘line of peaks’.
    • It is an eroded stub of ancient mountains.
  •  Three major rivers and their tributaries flow from the Aravalli, namely Banas and Sahibi rivers which are tributaries of Yamuna.
    • Luni River flows into the Rann of Kutch.
    • Some other rivers in this region are Chambal, Banas, Krishnavati, Wagon, Gambhir rivers.
    • This range comprises a wide variety of flora, fauna, forest, and wildlife

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