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Where do the Western and Eastern Ghats meet?
1. Nilgiri hills
2. Cardamom hills
3. Palani hills
4. Annamalai hills

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Nilgiri hills

The correct answer is Nilgiri hills.

  • Nilgiri hills- The meeting point of the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats is the Nilgiri plateau.

  • Nilgiri hills are located in the southern part of India.
  • These ranges are part of the Western Ghats series.
  • Some parts of the Nilgiri mountain range lie in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala as well.
  • The highest peak is Doda Betta whose height is about 2637 meters.
  • Nilgiri is derived from the Tamil word in which Neelam means blue and Giri means mountain.

  • Cardamom hills- Cardamom hills are in the state of Tamil Nadu.
    • The highest peak of the cardamom hills is Anai Mudi.
    • These hills are adjacent to Kanyakumari.
    • It is widespread in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
    • These hills are famous for the production of good tea and cardamom.
  • Palani hills- Palani hills is a range of mountains that lie in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
    • The hill is an eastward extension of the Western Ghats, which aligns with the west coast of India.
  • Annamalai hills- The highest hill is Annamalai, which has a height (2,695 meters).
    • These hills are the joint place of the Eastern and Western Ghats and are oriented towards the northwest and south-East.
    • It is also called Elephant Mountains.

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