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The highest peak in the Himalayas and the tallest mountain on Earth

Mount Everest

2

a region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers flow

Indo-Ganges Plain

3

the land surrounding the Indus River in Pakistan

Indus River Vally

4

the site of one of the earliest civilizations in South Asia

Harappa

5

a dry, high region south of the Indo-Ganges Plain

Deccan Plateajuu

6

rolling mountains west of the Deccan Plateau in southern India

Western Ghats

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rolling mountains east of the Deccan Plateau in southern India

Eastern Ghats

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a large area of land that is separated from other countries by water and land

subcontinent

9

rainy season in monsoon climates in which winds blow from the southwest for six months

monsoon season

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the process of growing food mainly for self-consumption

subsistence farming