Doda Betta

Doda Betta

      mountain peak, the highest point in Tamil Nadu (Tamil Nādu) state, southeastern India, near Udhagamandalam. Rising to an elevation of 8,652 feet (2,637 metres), Doda Betta is a grass-covered hill that is frequently climbed by summer visitors, and the summit is accessible by automobile. It is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats.

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