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Mountain Peaks of India
India is dotted with lofty mountain peaks that has redefined the geographical boundaries of India.
 
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 Serrated ridges and scraggy crests characterize the Indian mountain peaks. The lofty peaks with their beauty and grace have epitomized the magnificence of India since ages. India is dotted with lofty peaks and lush wilderness. Be it the snowcapped splendor of the Himalayan peaks or the lushness of the Western Ghat peaks, the very clasping mountain peaks of India delineates the Indian geography to a great extent.

Abu Gamin is a Himalayan peak situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is located in the central Himalayas at the culminating point of the Zaskar Range.

Agastya Malai is a mountain peak, which lies on the border between Kerala and Tamil Nadu and the perennial river Thamiarabani originates from this river.

The Arwa Group is a group of three Himalayan peaks namely, Arwa Tower, Arwa Crest and Arwa Spire.

The Avalanche Peaks are two mountain peaks located above the Arwa Valley in the northwest of Badrinath in Uttarakhand.

Mountain Peaks of IndiaBalakun peak is located in the Garhwal Himalayas in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

Bamba Dhura located at a height of 6,334 meters above mean sea level, is a Himalayan peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand

Perched at a height of 6,334 meters above mean sea level, Burphu Dhura is a Himalayan mountain peak in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.

The Changabang is a steep and rocky peak located in the Garhwal Himalaya of Uttarakhand.

The Chaudhara peak is situated at a height of 6,510 meters and is so named because it has four corners.

The highest peak in Wayanad is the Chembra peak, which is located at a height of 2100 meters above mean sea level.

Chiring We is the highest peak above the Kalabaland Glacier situated in the Kumaon Himalayas.

Dunagiri is a high peak in the Himalayas situated at a height of 7,066 meters (23,182 feet) above mean sea level.

The Ghent Kangri is a high peak in the Saltoro range of mountains located in Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Guru Shikhar is a highest peak in Rajasthan situated at a height of 5676 meters above mean sea level.

Mountain Peaks of IndiaHardeol is the highest peak on the northern side of the ring of peaks guarding the Nanda Devi Sanctuary.

Kangla Tarbo 1 is a mountain peak located in the Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

Kodachadri is a mountain peak, which is a part of the Western Ghats, situated in south India.

Mamostong Kangri is the highest peak in the remote Rimo Muztagh and is located about thirty kilometers east southeast of the snout of the Siachen Glacier.

Located in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats, Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka.

Nanda Devi is the highest peak within India and is a part of the Garhwal Himalayas.

Nanda Gond is located in the Milam Valley on the east of the Milam Glacier and is a Himalayan mountain peak in the Pithoragarh district of Gujarat.

Nanda Kot is a mountain peak in the Himalayan range and is a part of the Kumaon Himalayas.

Nilkantha is a Himalayan peak in the Garhwal division in the state of Uttarakhand.

Panchchuli are a group of five snow-capped peaks in the Himalayas, which are a part of the Kumaon division.

Pushpagiri located in the northern part of the Kodagu district is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.

Rajrambha is a Himalayan peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand in the south of the Kalabaland Glacier in eastern Kumaun in the Ralam Valley.

Mountain Peaks of IndiaRishi Pahar lies at the northeast corner of the ring of peaks surrounding the Nanda Devi Sanctuary and is a part of the Kumaon Himalaya.

Sandakfu is the highest peak in the state of West Bengal, which is situated at the edge of the Singalila National Park on the West Bengal-Sikkim border.

Sangthang is a Himalayan peak situated in the easternmost part of Kumaun at an altitude of 6,480 meters above mean sea level.

Saser Kangri is the thirty- fifth highest peak in the world and the highest peak in the Saser Muztagh range.

Sherpi Kangri is a mountain peak in the Karakoram Range that lies in the south of Ghent Kangri.

Shivling is a mountain in the Gangotri group of peaks situated at a distance of six kilometers south of the Hindu holy site of Gaumukh.

Situated at a height of 6888 meters above mean sea level, Siniolchu is one of the highest peaks in Sikkim.

Sonsogor is the highest peak in Goa situated at a height of 1,167 meters above mean sea level.

Suj Tilla East is a Himalayan peak located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand at a height of 6,394 meters above mean sea level.

Suli Top is a peak situated over the eastern flank of the Kalabaland Glacier in the east of the Milam Valley.

Tadiandamol is the highest mountain peak in Kodagu district, a part of the Western Ghats situated at a height of 1,748 meters above mean sea level.

Tadiandamol is the highest mountain peak in Kodagu district, a part of the Western Ghats situated at a height of 1,748 meters above mean sea level.

A group of three Himalayan mountain peaks in western Kumaun in Uttarakhand are the Trishul Mountains. The main peak is Trishul I.

Uja Tirche is a peak which is near to the Tibetan border is a part of the Nanda Devi group of the Kumaon /Garhwal Himalaya.

(Last Updated on : 03/05/2013)
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