Which among the following types of Landforms can be seen in Himalayas?
1. Cirque
2. Moraine
3. U-shaped Valleys
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Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

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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