Western Ghats
geographical name chain of mountains SW India extending SSE parallel to coast from mouth of the Tapi to Cape Comorin; highest peak 8842 feet (2695 meters) — see Eastern Ghats

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  • Western Ghats — is the highest peak in India, south of the Himalayas. Chembra Peak ] Western Ghats streams are home to several brilliantly coloured ornamental fishes like Red line torpedo barb , Red tailed barb, [ [http//:www.geocities.com/musammilu/musa.html] ] …   Wikipedia

  • Western Ghats — West′ern Ghats′ n. pl. geg a low mountain range in W India, along the W margin of the Deccan plateau and bordering on the Arabian Sea. ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Western Ghats — /wɛstən ˈgæts/ (say westuhn gats) plural noun See Ghats …   Australian English dictionary

  • Western Ghats — a low mountain range in W India, along the W margin of the Deccan plateau and bordering on the Arabian Sea. ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Western Ghats — a low mountain range in W India, along the W margin of the Deccan plateau and bordering on the Arabian Sea. ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • Western Ghats butterflies — This is a list of butterfly species found in the Western Ghats region. This region is a biodiversity hotspot and about 334 species of butterflies have been recorded. * Papilionidae Swallowtail Butterflies (19 species) * Pieridae Yellow White… …   Wikipedia

  • Caecilians of the Western Ghats — The Western Ghats are home to several species of Caecilians (Gymnophiona).Caecilians are legless, burrowing amphibians which mostly live in leaf litter, loose soil, under rocks and decaying logs. They are also found in agricultural fields and… …   Wikipedia

  • South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests — The South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of southern India. It covers the southern portion of the Western Ghats range and the Nilgiri Hills between 250 and 1000 meters elevation in Kerala,… …   Wikipedia

  • South Western Ghats montane rain forests — The South Western Ghats montane rain forests are an ecoregion of southern India, covering the southern portion of the Western Ghats range in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, at elevations over 1000 meters. They are cooler and wetter than the lower… …   Wikipedia

  • North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests — The North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of southwestern India. It lies between 250 and 1000 meters elevation in the northern portion of the Western Ghats range, from their northern end in… …   Wikipedia

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