Explain the difference between a plain and a plateau?
A Plain is a large stretch of flat land and a Plateau is a large stretch of land above a Plain. ...
What is the difference between a plain and a plateau?
A plain is an area of flat land and a plateau is a rock formation that has a flat top and is standing up. ...
What is the difference between a Plateau and a Plain?
A plain is an un-raised area of flat land. A plateau is similar to a plain, but is more like a mountain with the top cut off. In other words, it's higher than its surroundings. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences
What is the difference between a mountain a plateau and a plain?
A mountain is an elevated area of land, higher than a hill, with sloping sides, a plateau is a fairly flat area above surrounding land and a plain is a large, flat area of land usually without trees. ...
Asked in Landforms
What is bigger a plateau or a coastal plain?
A plateau and a coastal plain are not defined by size, but by elevation (a plateau is at a high level) and proximity to the sea (a coastal plain is bordered on at least one side by the sea). Specific examples of each can be smaller or larger than examples of the other. ...