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1

Describe the Indo-Gangetic Plain

a. Between the Indus and Ganges river
b. Agriculturally rich

2

Describe the Himalayan Mountains

a.The border of India, Nepal, and Tibet
b. Tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest

3

Describe the Deccan Plateau

a. Central and Southern India
b. The Ghats mountain range on east and west side of plateau

4

This river is considered to be a holy river in Hinduism and Indian culture

Ganges

5

People come from long distances to touch the waters if which river?

Ganges

6

Which endangered species can be found in Eastern India?

Bengal Tiger

7

Which type of endangered rhinoceros live in India?

Sumatran and Javan

8

Which two animals appear as deities in Hindu mythology?

elephants and monkeys

9

Hindus consider this animal sacred and its sale for eating is illegal

cows

10

List the three geographic zones of India

a. Indo-Gangetic Plain
b. Himalayan Mountains
c. Deccan Plateau