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Updated: Jan 3

Western Ghats

The Western Ghats are largely spread mountains, plays a key role relevant with water source and hydrological functions. The Ghats have the influence to control the climate and it’s variations especially in south India.Western Ghats also known as Sahyadri Parvatha Nirakal in Malayalam, the mentioned mountain range touches and passes through Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat. The Western Ghats are the originating terrain of several rivers to many Indian stats, obviously supports the livelihood of millions of people. The “Madhav Gadkil” commission has given the top most importance of Western Ghats and obviously about the seriousness of eco sensitive consequences. An approximate 245 million people live in the peninsular Indian states get majority of their water supply from Western Ghats, which is very ecologically sensitive covers an area of 59,940 sq. km. Anamudi (2,695 meters), the highestpeak in Kerala is in Western Ghats. Cardamom Hills and Nilgris Hills are the smallest ranges in Western Ghats. It’s a mountain range altitude above which snow and mist stays in solid form throughout the year. Sahyadri (the Western Ghats) are really meaningful as the benevolent mountains. The Western Ghats mountain range is wide and vast; it’s India’s largest mountain range after Himalayas (extend from Tapi river valley to the Nilgri), In northern Mahrashtra, the Western Ghats known as Sahyadri and in Kerala as Sahya Parvatha Nirakal


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