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Aravalli mountain ranges are an example of
1. Block Mountain
2. Folded Mountain
3. Residual Mountain
4. Bolkanic Mountain

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Residual Mountain

Aravalli mountain ranges are an example of Residual Mountain

  • Since it is the residual part of an earlier mountain or plateau it is called residual mountains and is made up of relatively hard rocks.
  • The erosion of soft rocks in an area is rapid whereas erosion of resistant rocks is low thus a degraded and flat area with hard and resistant rocks is formed.
  • Aravalli is the oldest mountain range in the world and is very rich in natural resources.
  • Aravalli is an example of residual mountains.
  • It is located in the western part of India, Rajasthan.
  • It is also known as Adavala Parvat in Rajasthan.

Hence, it is a mountain or landform that has been cut down by denudation becomes low and flat.

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