Plateaux

Some facts about Plateaux

In geology and earth science, a plateau ( , or ; plural plateaus or plateaux), also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes. Plateaus can be formed by a number of processes, including upwelling of volcanic magma, extrusion of lava, and erosion by water and glaciers.Plateaus are classified according to their surrounding environment as intermontane, Piedmont, or continental. Plateaus are found on every continent, with Asia hosting the largest and highest: the Tibetan Plateau.

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Info about Plateaux

  • Belongs to: Togo
  • Population: 1,375,165
  • Latitude: 7.5
  • Longitude: 1.16667

Cities of Plateaux