South India is a peninsula in the appearance of a all-inclusive astern triangle, belted on the west by the Arabian Sea, on the east by the Bay of Bengal and on the arctic by the Vindhya and Satpura ranges. The Narmada flows westwards in the abasement amid the Vindhya and Satpura ranges. The Satpura ranges ascertain the arctic activation of the Deccan plateau. The Western Ghats, forth the western coast, mark addition abuttals of the plateau. The attenuated band of blooming acreage amid the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea is the Konkan region. The Western Ghats abide south, basic the Malenadu (Canara) arena forth the Karnataka coast, and abolish at the Nilgiri mountains, an entering (easterly) addendum of the Western Ghats. The Nilgiris run in a bow-shaped about forth the borders of Tamil Nadu with arctic Kerala and Karnataka, encompassing the Palakkad and Wayanad hills, and the Satyamangalam ranges, and extending on to the almost below hills of the Eastern Ghats, on the western allocation of the Tamil Nadu - Andhra Pradesh border. The Tirupati and Annamalai hills anatomy allotment of this range. The low lying apricot islands of Lakshadweep are off the south-western bank of India. Sri Lanka lies off the south-eastern coast, afar from India by the Palk Strait and the alternation of low sandbars and islands accepted as Rama's Bridge. The Andaman and Nicobar islands lie far off the eastern bank of India, abreast the Tenasserim bank of Burma. The southernmost tip of acreage India is at Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) on the Indian Ocean.
The Deccan plateau is the all-inclusive animated arena apprenticed by the C-shape authentic by all these abundance ranges. No above elevations apprenticed the plateau to the east, and it slopes acclaim from the Western Ghats to the eastern coast. The plateau is watered by the east abounding Godavari and Krishna rivers. The added above rivers of the Deccan plateau are the Pennar and the Tungabhadra, a above accessory of the Krishna. The three above river deltas of South India, the Kaveri, the Godavari and the Krishna, are amid forth the Bay of Bengal. These areas aggregate the rice bowls of South India.