Vindhya Range is a very old mountain range in central India. It extends 1,090 km in east-west direction from Varanasi
through Madhya Pradesh
. It separates the drainage base of Ganges River
in the north from the Deccan Plateau
in the south. Elevations in this mountain range from 1,500 to 3,000 ft and reach maximum of 3,651 ft. The southern tip of Vindhya Range touches the Malwa Plateau.