Asked in GeologyLandformsCoastlines
How are plateaus made?
April 16, 2009 5:34PM
Mountains and Plateaus are formed when tectonic plates collide with one another. The Himalayas were formed and are still growing as the two tectonic plates they sit on are still pushing on one another.
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What to write in conclusion for a project on plateaus?
Asked in Geography, Landforms
What effects do plains and plateaus have on humans?
What is the difference between plains and plateaus?
Asked in Landforms
The landform that most often appears at the lowest elevation?
Asked in Volcanoes
Are mountains and plateaus created by volcanoes or uplift?
Asked in Philippines
Why are plateaus important?
Plateaus are important as it brings a level of economic value to the country. plateaus are a good source of minerals and are useful for agriculture. impoatnace of plateau (1) Plateaus and Minerals - The plateaus are famous for minerals. The plateau of France, the Deccan plateau of India, Western Australian plateau and Brazilian plateau are very good sources of minerals. I (2) Plateaus and Agriculture - Plateaus are not very useful from the point of view of agriculture. The hard rocks on plateaus cannot form fertile soil but agricultural activities are promoted where lava soils have developed. Lava soil in developed form is found on the terraced slopes of Indonesia. This soil promotes agriculture. It is difficult to dig wells and canals in plateaus. This hampers irrigation. (4) Plateaus and Vegetation - Grass grows on plateaus. Animals are reared on it. The plateaus of Australia, Patagonia and South Africa are well known for the rearing of goats and hippos.
Asked in Deserts
How are desert plateaus made?
desert plateaus are made because of heavy rainfall. You may think that it doesn't rain in the desert, but it does. It doesn't rain very often but when it does it usually results in flash flooding. Because there is no runoff, the water causes erosion so there can be runoff. The erosion is what makes the plataeu.