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Mountains Of India - Nun Kun

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Nun Kun is a mountain massif (Massif) standing in the Union Territory of Ladakh, India. This massif has two peaks - 7,135 m (23,409 ft) high Nun Parvat and just north of it is 7,077 m (23,218 ft) high Kun mountain. There is a snow-covered plateau 4 km long between the two peaks. This massif is near Suru valley of Kargil district and is bordered by the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Nun Kun is 250 km east of Srinagar. To the north of Nun Kun Punjak lies Suru valley and Zanskar ranges. To the east is Suru Valley and 4400 meters high Pensi La (Pass), which separates it from Zanskar Valley. To the south is the Kishtwar National Reserve and the Crush Nai River. To the southwest and south is a collection of glaciers, mountains, and rivers that cross the Kashmir valley, Kishtwar and Doda. There is also a third peak of the summit near Nun Kun, the 6,930 m (22,736 ft) high Pinnacle mountain.

Mountains Of India - Agasthyarkoodam

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Agasthyarkoodam has an 1,868-meter (6,129 ft) -tall peak in the Western Ghats of South India.It is a part of the peak Agastyamala Biosphere Reserve which lies between the border states of Kerala in Kerala (in Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts) and Tamil Nadu (in Kanyakumari district, Tirunelveli district). The perennial Thamibarani River originates from the eastern side of the range and flows into the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. Agastyakumaram is the pilgrimage center for the devotees of the Hindu sage Agastya, who is considered one of the seven Hindu Puranas of the sages (Saptarishi). In Tamil traditions, Agastya is considered the father of the Tamil language and the compiler of the first Tamil grammar called Agattayam or Akatiyam and is also believed to have originated from the Malayalam language Agastya. There is a small stone idol of Agathiyar on the top of the peak and devotees can offer worship to themselves. Agastyamala Biosphere Reserve is one of 2

Mountains Of India - Guru Shikhar

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Guru Shikhar Peak is the highest peak in the Aravalli region, 15 km from Mount Abu. Is located at a distance. It is situated at an altitude of 1722 meters. Tourists go on foot to this magnificent splendid peak. Travelers can have a complete view of the Aravalli region from the top of the mountain. Guru Dattatreya Temple is an ancient temple situated on the top of this mountain. This temple is dedicated to Lord Dattatraya who is considered to be the incarnation of the divine Trinity Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Other temples on this mountain are Shiva Temple, Meera Temple and Chamundi Temple. Apart from these temples, there is also an observatory from where land based infrared observations of celestial bodies can be made. The observatory is under the administration of the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL). If you are going to visit Guru Shikhar, then walking in the morning for you can prove to be quite good for two reasons. The first is the breathtaking sunrise view and the

Mountains Of India - Ayodhya Hills

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Ayodhya Hills is a hill in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of Dalma Hills and an extended part of Purbaghat Mountains. Gorgaburu is the highest peak of the Ayodhya hills. Baghmundi is a town near this hill. The nearest railway station is Balrampur. Ayodhya is a popular destination for mountaineering students. There are two ways to go to Ayodhya hills. One becomes Jhalda and the other becomes Sikrabad. There is also a forest rest house here. Gorgaburu (755 m), Mayuri etc. are some of the peaks of Ayodhya hills.This region is the lowest step of the Chhota Nagpur Plateau. The area around Baghmundi or Ayodhya hills is an extended plateau. According to Hindu legend, Rama and Sita came to the Ayodhya hills during the Banas. When Sita came here and was thirsty, Rama dug the ground with his arrow and fetched water. That place is known as Sitakunda. On the full moon day of the month of Baishakh, the local tribes join the wildlife hunting festival here. From Ayo

Mountains Of India - Shaktiman

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This mountain is one of the Saptakul mountains of ancient India. The name of this mountain is Shakti Parbat, which extends from Raigad city of Chhattisgarh to Dalma Parvat in Bihar. It has gone from the south of Vindhyachal mountain to the far east, cutting from the middle. That is, this mountain is a mountain in the eastern part of Vindhyachal, from which the Rishikulya river flows into Orissa and falls in the 'Bay of Bengal'. Shuktimaan mountain is associated with the river named 'Shuktimati'. The river named Shuktmati flows near 'Shuktmati', the capital of the Chedi country of the Mahabharata period. According to historians, the Shuktmati river is the Ken river flowing near Banda (Uttar Pradesh). There are many other rivers named Ken. Many industrial cities have developed around this mountain range, due to which the existence of mountains and the rivers originating from it is in danger. Legendary places and industrial cities are inhabited by Hirakud, Sundarga

Mountains Of India - Mahendragiri And Mahindrachal

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This mountain is one of the Saptakul mountains of ancient India. Mahendragiri and Mahindrachal are considered two in India. One on the Eastern Ghats and one on the Western Ghats. The Mahendragiri of Valmiki Ramayana is on the Western Ghats, from where Hanumanji jumped to Lanka. The other is Mahendragiri, described in the Puranas. The second is to the north of the Eastern Ghats and extends to the central part of Orissa. Mahendragiri is a mountain range extending from Orissa to Madurai district. It also includes the hills of the Eastern Ghats and the mountain ranges extending up to Gondwana. It is believed that after destroying the Haihayavanshi Kshatriya, Parashurama donated the earth containing the Saptadwip to Maharishi Kashyapa, then he gave up his weapons and weapons before Devaraj Indra and lived in the ashram on the 'Mahendra Parvat', the terrain which was cited by Sagar. Started. They still live there today. According to the Puranas, taking a bath in the Parashurama pilgr

Mountains Of India - Aravalli

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Aravalli is a mountain range located in the western part of India, Rajasthan. Also known as Adavala mountain in Rajasthan, Aravalli is the oldest mountain range in the geographical structure of India, which is the existence of Godwana land. It is the oldest mountain range in the world, which divides Rajasthan from north to south in two parts. It originated in the Precambian era (4.5 million million years). The highest mountain peak of Aravali is Gurushkhat (1722/1727 m) in Sirohi district, which is in Mount Abu (Sirohi). The Bhil tribe has lived in the vicinity of the Aravalli ranges for centuries. The estimated age of the Aravalli mountain range is 570 million years. This is an example of a residual mountain with a total length of about 692 km from Gujarat to Delhi, about 79.49% of the Aravali mountain range is in Rajasthan, Rashtrapati Bhavan located in Delhi on the Raisina hill. It is a part of the Aravalli mountain range, the average elevation of Aravalli is 930 meters (1000 meters

Mountains Of India - Govardhan Parvat

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Govardhan Parvat is a nagar panchayat under Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. Govardhan and its surrounding area is also called Braj Bhoomi. This is the Leelasthali of Lord Krishna. It was here that Lord Krishna raised the Govardhan mountain on his junior finger to save the Brajvas from the wrath of Indra in Dwapara Yuga. Devotees Giriraj Ji is also called Govardhan Parvat. Devotees from far and wide have come here to revolve around Giriraj Ji. This is the circuit of 7 kos, which is about 21 km. The major sites en route are Aynour, Govind Kund, Tothari Ka Lautha, Jatipura Radhakund, Kusum Sarovar, Mansi Ganga, Danaghati, etc. Where the tradition begins, there is also a famous temple called the Danaghati Temple. Govardhan mountain is three miles from Radhakund. Previously this Giriraj was spread over 7 Kos (21 km · m), but now you have merged into the earth. This is the Kusum lake, which is very beautiful. Here was Haridevji, who passed through Vajranabh, but he left from here during t

Mountains Of India - Nilgiri Mountain

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Nilgiri is a mountain range in the Western Ghats of India. Nilgiri is a major tourist destination in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, whose beauty is made on sight. There are many hill stations in the region which make it a suitable tourist center. The history of the Nilgiris dates back to the 11th and 12th centuries. Its first mention is found in Shilappadikaram. Nilgiri was part of all the ruling dynasties that ruled South India. Some parts of the Nilgiri mountain range also fall in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. The highest peak here is Doddabetta with a total height of 2637 meters. This district is mainly situated in the middle of the mountain range. Talking about the scenic spots here, of course, the first name comes from Ooty. Ooty is one of the most prominent hill stations in South India. Apart from this, many beautiful places like Mudumalai, Coonoor etc. are in this district. After previous explorations in the Hills, John Sullivan took the lead in the Nilgiris on January 2, 1

Mountains Of India - Trishul

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Trishul is the name of a group of three peaks of the Himalayas, which are located in western Kumaon. It is near Bageshwar district in the middle of the state of Uttarakhand. It is the southeastern part of a group of peaks encircling the Nanda Devi National Park, 15 km (9 mi) west of the Nanda Devi Mountains. Due to these three peaks, they have been named after the Astra Trishul of the Hindu Lord Shiva. The main peak Trishul-1 is 7000 meters (22970 feet) high. This peak is the first peak higher than 7000 m, which was climbed (in 1907). The names of the three peaks are Trishul 1, Trishul 2 and Trishul 3 respectively. The main massif is a north-south ridge, with Trishul-1 at the northern end and Trishul-3 at the southern end. The best view of the trident is seen from Bedini Bugyal and Kausani. Just a few kilometers north-west of this is the Nanda bell, and the Mrigthani peak in the extreme south-east. Trishul I first climbed in 1907. Trishul I was first climbed by the explorer and mountai

Mountains Of India - Kamet Parvat

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Kamet Parvat (Tibetan: Kangmed) is the highest mountain peak in the Garhwal region of India after Nanda Devi Parbat. The folding is 7,756-meters (25,446 ft) high. It is located near the border of Tibet in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. It is the third tallest peak in India (though according to India, it comes much later, after many of the Himalayan peaks in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir). It is ranked 29th in the world. The Kamet peak is considered part of the Zanskar range and its highest peak. It lies between the Suru River and the Upper Karnali River to the north of the main range of the Himalayas. It looks like a huge pyramid, which has two peaks on its flat summit. Kamet Shikhar is not named in the English language, but based on the word ‘Kangmed’ in the Tibetan language. That is why it is also known as Kamet. Tibetan people call it the Kangamed Mountains. The Kamet Mountains are surrounded by three major icebergs. Their names are Abi Gamin, Mana Parvat and Mukut Parvat. The h

Mountains Of India - Annamalai Hills

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The Annamalai hills are the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats and are known as the Elephant ranges in the state of Tamil Nadu, South-East India. The word Annamalai is derived from the Tamil word Anai which means elephant. And the word Malai means hill. These hills are located in Tamil Nadu and Kerala under the Western Ghats of South India. The highest hill in the Annamalai hill ranges is that of Anamudi, whose height is (2,695 m (8,842 ft)). It is located in the Idukki district of Kerala. It is the highest peak in South India. In the north, Palghat divides the Western Ghats into two parts. Coffee and tea are cultivated in the lower part of the Annamalai hills, contributing significantly to the region's economy. The Western Ghats have been included in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. These hills are the joint places of the Eastern and Western Ghats and are oriented towards the northwest and south-east. The 2695-meter-high Anai Peak is located at the extreme southwest end of

Mountains Of India - Vindhyachal Mountain

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The Vindhyachal mountain range is a series of ancient circular mountains located in the west-central part of India, which divides the India subdivision into northern India and southern India. The western end of this chain is close to the borders of present-day Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in Gujarat in the east. This chain passes through the middle of India through the east and north to the river Ganges in Mirzapur. The area of north and west of this range is not habitable, which is located between the Vindhya and Aravali series, which prevents the winds coming from the south. The most famous white lion in Vindhya is made up of flaky rocks. This range separates North India from South India. It is spread in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, its land spread in Madhya Pradesh and some parts of Uttar Pradesh is called the hill of Bharner. The hill of Amarkantak is the highest point in the Vidhyanchal mountain range, the height of this peak is 3438 feet above sea lev

Mountains Of India - Satpura

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Satpura is a range located in the central part of India. The Satpura Range ranges between the rift valleys of Narmada and Tapti as Rajpipala hill, Mahadev hill and Maikal range from west to east. In the east it extends to the Chota Nagpur Plateau. This mountain range is a block mountain, mainly composed of granite and basalt rocks. Dhupgarh, the highest peak of this mountain range, is 1350 meters, which is situated on the Mahadev mountain. The Narmada and Sone rivers originate from the Amarkantak plateau in the Maikal range of the Satpura range. Satpura mountain originated as a result of corruption. Narmada Bhrans in its north and Tapti Bhrans in the south. The highest peak of Satpura is on the Dhupgarh Mahadev hill. To its east lies the hill of Maikal, whose highest peak is Amarkantak. It is a great mountain range situated to the south of Vindhyachal. The word 'Satpura' is called Apabhramsha of 'Saptaputra'. Some scholars believe that there are seven categories of Satp

Mountains Of India - Nanda Devi

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Nanda Devi Mountain is the second highest peak in India and the 23rd highest in the world. The highest peak in the country is Kanchenjunga. Nanda Devi Shikhar is located in the Himalayan range of the Indian state of Uttaranchal between Gauriganga in the east and Rishiganga valleys in the west. Its height is 7817 meters (25,643 feet). This peak is worshiped as the main goddess in the state of Uttaranchal. She is called Nanda Devi. The Nandadevi Massif has two ends. The other end of these is called Nandadevi East. There is a two-kilometer long ridge area between these two. The first victory campaign at this summit was successful in 1936 to Noel Audel and Bill Tilman. According to the mountaineer, the area around Nandadevi peak is very beautiful. This peak is situated in the middle of several peaks over 201000 feet. This entire area has been declared as Nanda Devi National Park. This National Park has also been awarded the World Heritage of Natural Importance by UNESCO in 1988. The mounta

Mountains Of India - Kanchenjunga

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Kanchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world. It is situated in the Indo-Nepal border, at an elevation of 8586 meters above sea level in the Himalayas. Kanchenjunga literally means "the five treasures of snow". It consists of five peaks in which each peak is a divine storehouse of gold, silver, gems, grains, and holy books. Kanchenjunga consists of five peaks, of which the main, central and south, north Sikkim of India and Nepal share a border with the Taplejung district. The other two peaks are entirely located in Nepal. However there are 12 more peaks in the Kanchenjunga region which are about 23,000 feet high. The landscape of Kanchenjunga is shared by Bhutan, China, India and Nepal and consists of 14 protected areas covering an area of 2329 square meters. It is home to rhododendrons (a type of evergreen shrub that has large flowers), various species of orchids and many endangered species such as snow leopard, Asian black bear, Himalayan musk deer, red panda, blood