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Encyclopedia > Nilgiris (mountains)
A teapicker at work in the Nilgiris
A teapicker at work in the Nilgiris
Nigiris Hills
Nigiris Hills

The Nilgiri (Tamil : நீலகிரி or literally: Blue Mountains) are the name given to a range of mountains panning across the states of Tamilnadu and Kerala in Southern India. They are part of the larger Western Ghats mountain chain making up the western edge of the Deccan Plateau. They are often referred to as the Nilgiri hills. Image File history File links Nilgiri-Hills. ... Image File history File links Nilgiri-Hills. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Nilgiris District The Nilgiris The Nilgiris District is in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu. ... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ...   (IPA: ; , Written as േകരളം in the native language Malayalam) is a state on the Western Coast of south-western India. ... South India is a geographic and linguistic-cultural region of India. ... The Agasthiyamalai range of the Western Ghats The Western Ghats are a mountain range in India. ... Deccan Plateau Deccan tableland The Deccan Plateau (Hindi: डेकन,दक्शिण ), is an elevated area making up the whole of the southern India tableland and extenting over eight states. ...


The highest point in these mountains is the mountain of Doddabetta, with a height of 2,637 m. Doddabetta is the highest mountain in The Nilgiris, at 2623 meters. ...


A district of the state of Tamilnadu lies within these mountains. This is called The Nilgiris District. Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ... The Nilgiris District The Nilgiris The Nilgiris District is in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu. ...













Western Ghats
Rivers

Bhadra River | Bhima River | Chalakkudi River | Chittar River | Godavari River | Kabini River | Kali River | Kallayi River | Kaveri River | Koyana | Krishna | Krishna River | Kundali River | Mahabaleshwar | Malaprabha River | Manimuthar River | Nethravathi | Pachaiyar River | Parambikulam River | Pennar River | Saraswati | Savitri | Sharavathi River | Tambaraparani River | Tapti River | Tunga River | Venna The Agasthiyamalai range of the Western Ghats The Western Ghats are a mountain range in India. ... River Gambia flowing through Niokolokoba National Park A river is a large natural waterway. ... The Bhadra River is a river in Karnataka state in southern India. ... The Bhima River is a river in western India. ... Chittar River and its five tributaries and numerous other contributing streams originate in the Courtallam hills of Tirunelveli District in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. ... The Godavari River, adjacent to the town of Kovvur This article is about Godavari River in India. ... The Kabini or Kabani is a river of southern India. ... Kallayi River is one of the rivers in Kerala, India. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Krishna with Radharani, 18th C Rajasthani painting Krishna (कृष्ण in Devanagari, in IAST ), according to various Hindu traditions, is the eighth avatar of Vishnu. ... The Krishna River is one of the longest rivers of India (about 1300 km in length). ... Kundaly dam in Munnar Kundali River is a river originating in the Kundali Hills of the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra and flowing into the Upper Bhima River Basin. ... On the outskirts of Mahabaleshwar, towards Panchgani. ... The Malaprabha River is a tributory of the Krishna River and flows through the state of Karnataka in India. ... Manimuthar River originates on the eastern slopes of Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. ... Nethravathi river or Nethravathy river has its origins at Gangamoola at Samse in Chikmagalur district. ... Pachaiyar River originates on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats approximately 1000 meters above sea level in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. ... Parambikulam River, one of four tributaries of the Chalakkudi River,[1] originates in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, India. ... This article is about the Hindu goddess; see Sarasvati River for the Vedic river. ... Savitri and similar spellings represent various Sanskrit words and names:- Savitri, with all vowels short, is a (confusing) Roman-phonetic spelling of the Vedic Hindu sun god Savitr. ... Sharavathi is a river in India. ... Tambaraparani River, in the past called Tambaraparani, originates on the eastern slopes of Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. ... The Tapti River (also Tapi River) is a river of central India. ... The Tunga is a river in the Indian state of Karnataka. ...

Regions

Goa gap | Palghat Gap The Palakkad Gap is a low pass through the Western Ghats ranges of southern India, linking Palakkad District of Kerala state with Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. ...

Hills

Agastya Malai | Ana Mudi | Banasura Peak | Biligirirangan Hills | Biligirirangans | Chembra Peak | Desh Maharashtra region | Doddabetta | Gangamoola peak | Harishchandragad | Kalsubai | Kemmangundi | Konkan | Kudremukh | Mahabaleshwar | Malabar | Malnad | Mullayanagiri | Mullayanagiri | Nandi Hills | Nilgiri Hills | Sahyadri | Shevaroys | Taramati | Tirumala Range | Vellarimala The panoramic view from Connors Hill, near Swifts Creek, Victoria A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain, in a limited area. ... A view of the Agasthyarkoodam from the base Agastya Malai (Agastyakoodam), a peak of 1868 m in the Western Ghats. ... The Biligiri Hills (White mountains in the Kannada language), also known as the Biligiri Rangas Hills, are a range of hills in southern India. ... The Biligirirangans are a forested hill range near Mysore, India. ... Chembra Peak (2100m) Wayanad , Kerala Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad District, Kerala at 2100m. ... Desh (hindi:देश) Derived from Sanskrit word (देशः) this word means country In the context of the history of Maharashtra, the Marathi people, and of the Maratha Empire or Maratha Confederacy, founded by Shivaji as the Hindawi Swaraj (Hindu Free State), Desh is an abbreviation... Doddabetta is the highest mountain in The Nilgiris, at 2623 meters. ... Harishchandragad is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar region of India. ... Kalsubai is the highest mountain of the Sahyadris in India. ... It has been suggested that Kemmannagundi be merged into this article or section. ... A typical view of the Konkan, consisting of white-sand beaches and palm trees (mostly coconut and betel nut). ... Kudremukh is a small town in Chikamangalore District of Karnataka, India. ... On the outskirts of Mahabaleshwar, towards Panchgani. ... Bekal Fort Beach, Kerala Malabar (Malayalam: മലബാര്‍ ) is a region of southern India, lying between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, and comprising the northern half of the state of Kerala. ... Malnad (Malenaadu in Kannada, derived from words meaning hilly region as male means hill in Kannada, also receives abundant rainfall) is a region of Karnataka state in South India. ... View of Nandi hills from Nandi town at the base. ... Map of The Nilgiris district The Nilgiris or Blue Mountains are a range of mountains and a district in the south-Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. ... The Western Ghats or Sahyadri mountains run along the western edge of Indias Deccan Plateau, and separate the plateau from a narrow coastal plain along the Arabian Sea. ... Shavaroys is the anglicised name for the Servarayan range of hills rising above the town of Salem in Tamilnadu, India. ...

Waterfalls

Abbey Falls | Chunchanakatte Falls | Gokak Falls | Jog Falls | Kalhatti Falls | Sathodi Falls | Sivasamudram Falls Abbey Falls Abbey Falls (also Abbi Falls) is in Madikeri District in the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka, India. ... Chunchanakatte Falls on the river Kaveri is near the village of Chunchanakatte in Mysore district, Karnataka, India. ... Gokak falls [Gokak tq six km from Gokak], located right on main road is a celebrated tourist centre in the district. ... Jog Falls (Kannada-ಜೋಗ ಜಲಪಾತ ) are one of the highest waterfalls in India, located in [[Near Sagar] of Karnataka state. ... About 32 kms. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Shivanasamudra. ...

Dependent states

Goa | Gujarat | Karnataka | Kerala | Maharashtra | Tamil Nadu For other uses, see Goa (disambiguation). ... This article is for the Indian state. ... Karnātakā   (Kannada: ಕನಾ೯ಟಕ) (IPA: ) is one of the four southern states of India. ...   (IPA: ; , Written as േകരളം in the native language Malayalam) is a state on the Western Coast of south-western India. ... Maharashtra   (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र , English: , IPA: ) is Indias third largest state in terms of area and second largest in terms of population after Uttar Pradesh. ... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ...


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The Nilgiris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1121 words)
The Nilgiris or Blue Mountains are a range of mountains and a district in the southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
The highest point is the mountain of Doddabetta, with a height of 2,637 m.
Although the Nilgiri hills are mentioned in the Ramayana of Valmiki (estimated by Western scholars to have been recorded in the second century B.C.E.), they remained all but undiscovered by Europeans until 1602.
Nilgiri, Nilgiri Hills, Tamilnadu Hill Station, Visit Nilgiri, Nilgiri Travel, Nilgiri Tourism, Nilgiri India, Tour to ... (1448 words)
The height of the hills in the Blue Mountain range varies between 2,280 and 2,290 metres, the highest peak being Doddabetta at a height of 2,623 metres.
Kerala on the west, the Mysore State on the north, and Coimbatore district on the east and south bound it.
Udhagamandalam (Ooty), the headquarters of Nilgiri district, is popularly known as the "Queen of hill stations' among the tourist circuits.
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