Western Ghats

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geographical name \ˈgäts, ˈgȯts, ˈgəts\

Definition of Western Ghats

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


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