Anai Peak

Anai Peak

Hindi  Anai Mudi 

      peak in eastern Kerala state, southwestern India. Located in the Western Ghats range, it rises to 8,842 feet (2,695 metres) and is peninsular India's highest peak. From this point radiate three ranges—the Anaimalai (Anaimalai Hills) to the north, the Palni (Palni Hills) to the northeast, and the Cardamom Hills to the south. Several rivers, including the Periyar and Amaravati, rise in the surrounding ranges. Anai Peak region is a popular destination for trekking.

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