Eastern Ghats

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Eastern Ghats,

mts., India: see GhatsGhats
[Hindi,=steps], two mountain ranges of S India, paralleling the coasts of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal and forming two sides of the Deccan plateau. Anai Mudi (8,841 ft/2,695 m) is the highest peak in the two ranges, which are joined by the Nilgiri Hills in the
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Eastern Ghats


the common name of several disconnected groups of middle-altitude and low-mountain massifs: the Eastern Mountains (between the Godavari and Mahanadi rivers) and the Nallamalai, Velikonda, Balkonda, and Shevaroy ranges, located on the eastern edge of the Deccan in India.

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Most of the water sources in the Western and even in the Eastern Ghats can also be siphoned to the plains for better use.
But Araku is also well-connected by road to Vishakapatnam and it can be quite an experience, especially once you start climbing the Eastern ghat range.
Studies on ethnomedicinal plants used by Malayali Gounder Tribes in Pachamalai of Eastern ghats, Tamil Nadu, India.
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Perched at 997m above sea level, this hill station is the perfect definition of monsoon on the Eastern Ghats. After the first showers, a walk alongside long savannah grasses is refreshing.
Other older and younger Gondwana sources (older: Albany Fraser, Eastern Ghats, Prince Charles Mountains; younger: Delamerian, Ross, Kuunga, and East African orogenies) have similar Hf isotopic signatures but do not have overlapping ages (Griffin et al., 2004; Flowerdew et al., 2007; Veevers et al., 2009; Dhuime et al., 2011; Glen et al., 2011; Kirkland et al., 2011).
One could say Vizag is the meat in the sandwich that has the Bay of Bengal on one side and the Eastern Ghats on the other.
Orissa is situated on the eastern coast along the Bay of Bengal and constitutes 482 kilometer stretch of land with coastline, rivers, mighty waterfalls and dense forest of eastern ghats with rich wild life.
The census indicates that the Shivalik Gangetic plains has 353 tigers, central India and Eastern Ghats have 601 tigers, Western Ghats 534, the northeast hills and Brahmaputra floodplains 148 and the Sunderbans 70.

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