Why is India called a peninsula? (4 marks)

Asked by ananyaghoshdas20 | 17th Nov, 2020, 10:39: AM

Expert Answer:

  • The term 'peninsula' refers to the landmass which is surrounded by water bodies on three sides.
  • India is called a peninsula as it is surrounded by water bodies from three sides.
  • On its western side, it is surrounded by the Arabian Sea, on the southern side by the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal surrounds it in the eastern side. 

Answered by Social Science Expert | 17th Nov, 2020, 11:09: PM