Vindhya Mountains
geographical name mountain range N central India N of & parallel to the Narmada River

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  • Vindhya Mountains —    The Vindhya Mountains, 1,000 to 3,500 feet in elevation, are a range of hills forming a natural barrier between northern and southern India. They mark the northern edge of the central Indian or Deccan plateau. From Gujarat state on the west,… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • VINDHYA MOUNTAINS —    a range of hills, 500 m. in length, forming the N. scarp of the plateau of the Deccan in India, the highest peak of which does not exceed 6000 ft …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Vindhya Range — [vin′dyə] chain of hills across central India, north of the Narbada River, marking the N edge of the Deccan Plateau: also called Vindhya Mountains (or Hills) * * * ▪ hills, India       broken range of hills forming the southern escarpment of the… …   Universalium

  • Vindhya Range — [vin′dyə] chain of hills across central India, north of the Narbada River, marking the N edge of the Deccan Plateau: also called Vindhya Mountains (or Hills) …   English World dictionary

  • Vindhya Range — The Vindhya Range (Sanskrit: विन्‍ध्य) is a range of older rounded mountains and hills in the west central Indian subcontinent, which geographically separates the Indian subcontinent into northern India (the Indo Gangetic plain) and Southern… …   Wikipedia

  • Pariyatra Mountains — is a range of mountains mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. It is identified to the north western part of what is now called as Vindhya mountain ranges. In ancient times only southern parts of Vindhya mountain ranges, which are having higher… …   Wikipedia

  • Sulaiman Mountains — Coordinates: 30°30′N 70°10′E / 30.5°N 70.167°E / 30.5; 70.167 …   Wikipedia

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