Q. In which of the following area/areas, red soils is/are found?
2.Piedmont zone of the Western Ghats
3.Southern parts of the middle Ganga plain
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Explanation: Red soil develops on crystalline igneous rocks in areas of low rainfall in the eastern and southern part of the Deccan Plateau.
- Along the piedmont zone of the Western Ghat, a long stretch of area is occupied by red loamy soil.
- Yellow and red soils are also found in parts of Odisha and Chhattisgarh and in the southern parts of the middle Ganga plain.
Source: NCERT – Fundamental of Physical Geography