South-Eastern Rajasthan Pathar (Hadoti Plateau)
The Hadoti region includes the eastern & southeastern part of the state. This region is locally called Pathar & Uparmal and covers the districts of Bhilwara, Bundi, Kota, Baran & Jhalawar districts. The Hadoti Plateau contains about 9.6% of the area of Rajasthan.
इस लेख को हिंदी में पढ़ें – दक्षिणी-पूर्वी पठार एवं हाडौती के पठार
The Hadoti Plateau is further sub-divided into two sub-regions.
- The Deccan Highlands
- Vindhyan Region
A. Deccan highlands
- Districts- Bundi, Kota
- The western parts of the vindhyan plateau lie in the form of three concentric escarpments.
- Formed by the exposed rocks of three main sandstones with slate-stones in between.
- This physiography of south east of Rajasthan is also known as Uparmal (high or stony plateau)
- Region is frained by Chambal and its tributaries Kali Singh, Parwan and Parvati.
- Soil of the region is mostly black with visible deposits of Deccan Trap lava.
B. Vindhyan region
- Districts- Karauli, Sawai madhopur, Bundi, Kota
- The region presents an undulating topography strewn with boulders, blocks & depressions.
- The scarps are facing towards the southsoutheast between the Banas and the Chambal and extend towards the east over Bundelkhand.
- The scarp lands formed by massive sandstones.
- Average height of regions is between 350-550 m