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Describe the importance of coastal plains found in India.

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The importance of coastal plains found in India can be described as given below: 

1. The coastal plains found in India are fertile and so they are helpful in the cultivation of major food crops like rice and cash crops like coconut are also grown in these areas. 

2. The coastal plains provide very favorable conditions for the plantation of coconut, cashew nuts, beetle nuts, rubber and palm. 

3. The fishery farms are also present here. 

4. The major ports of India are built here, which are very important for international trade and business. 

5. The salt production is also done in the coastal plains. 

6. The sands in the coastal plains have large amount of monozite mineral, that is used to generate nuclear power. 

7. Many tourist spots have developed here such as Panaji, Madgaon, Juhu, Chennai, Puri, Vasco – da – Gama etc.

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