Western Ghats

geographical name \ ˈgäts , ˈgȯts , ˈgəts \

Definition of Western Ghats

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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