Geography SSS1 Second Term
Students should be able to:
- Types of Plateaux
- Mode of formation
- Advantages and Disadvantages of Plateaux
Types of Plateaux
There are three types of plateaux based on their mode of formation. These are tectonic, volcanic and dissected plateaux.
Tectonic Plateaux are formed as a result of earth movement which causes the uplift areas of the land or undulating land from tectonic plateaux and the depressed area from basins.
Tectonic Plateaux are of two types:
- Tableland: The uplifted areas of the level of the land slope down to surrounding lower land
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