Which among the following types of Landforms can be seen in Himalayas?
3. U-shaped Valleys
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The given landforms are Glacial landforms and all of them are found in Himalayas. A cirque is an erosional form caused by mountain glaciers. As glaciers retreat, they leave behind large hills of debris known as Moraines. A U-shaped valley or glacial trough is formed by the process of glaciation. Examples of U-valleys are found in mountainous region like the Alps, Himalaya, Rocky mountains, Scottish Highlands, Scandinavia, New Zealand and Canada. A classic glacial trough in Glacier National Park in Montana, USA in which the St. Mary River runs.
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