Which is the Highest Peak of the Eastern Ghat?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : July 8th, 2022

Mahendragiri is the highest peak of the eastern ghat with an elevation of 1,501 m in Gajapati district of Odisha. It also has low-height mountain ranges and the second-highest mountain peak in Odisha. Some other important hills of eastern ghat are Palconda, Javadi, and Nallamala hills.

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Which is the Highest Peak of the Eastern Ghat?

Mahendragiri is the highest peak in eastern ghat with a height of 1501 meters in Odisha. Mahendragiri is related to Ramayana as it is stated that, when lord Rama has broken the Lord Shiva's sacred bow Lord Parashurama was meditating at Mahendragiri. The Mahendragiri peak is also called a biodiversity hotspot because of its medicinal plants.

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