With reference to the rock formation in India, the Deccan Trap is exposed in__:
1. Maharashtra
2. Gujarat
3. Uttar Pradesh
4. Tamil Nadu
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 1, 2 & 3

In Western and Central India, DVP is exposed mainly in the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh and also  has its nominal presence in southern parts of Uttar Pradesh and eastern parts of Rajasthan.

Based on the area of occurrence, the Deccan Lavas have been further classified into four classes viz. Malwa Trap: occurring in Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, Mandla Traps: occurring in Mandla region of Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra Trap: occurring in Saurashtra region of Gujarat and Main Deccan plateau: occurring in States of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

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