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Which is the highest point on the Deccan Plateau?
1. Elamala
2. Dodapetta
3. Anaimudi 
4. Pune

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Anaimudi 

The correct answer is Anaimudi.

  • Anaimudi (2,695 m)-
    • It is the highest peak of the peninsular plateau which is situated on the Annamalai hill.
  • Dodapetta-
    • The second is Dodabetta (2,637 m) which is situated on the Nilgiri hill.
  • The Deccan Plateau-
    • It is also known as the Great Peninsular Plateau, is a triangular plateau.
    • It is the largest plateau of India. The mainland of South India is situated on this plateau.
    • Its north border is Satpura and Vindhyachal by the mountain range and the east and west border is determined by the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats respectively.
  • The Cardamom Hills or Yela Mala-
    • It is a mountain range of southern India.
    • It is part of the southern Western Ghats located in southeast Kerala.
    • Ela mala mountain (Wayanad) has an elevation of 1242 meters.

  • This plateau is spread across 6 states of India.
  • The Deccan plateau is an example of a lava plateau formed by an outbreak of eroded lava in the last phase of a volcanic eruption.
  • This is part of the ancient Gondwana plate which has separated over time and attained the present form.
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