Western Ghats

geographical name

ˈgäts How to pronounce Western Ghats (audio)
ˈgȯts,
ˈgəts
chain of mountains in southwestern India extending south-southeast parallel to the coast from the mouth of the Tapi River to Cape Comorin see eastern ghats

Note: The highest peak in the Western Ghats reaches an altitude of 8842 feet (2695 meters).

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“Western Ghats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Western%20Ghats. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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