(Last Updated on : 13/08/2013)
of Western Region consist of the various peaks and mountains present in the states of Western India like Rajasthan
. Mountain ranges like the Aravalli Mountain
Range and others offer spectacular sights and are significant tourist spots.
Mountains of Rajasthan
Rajasthan consist of Sunaril Mountains near Chirawa which measure 2,116 feet, Nehara Pahar in Jhunjhunun which measure 1,690 feet, Modiya Pahar in Jhunjhunun which measure 1,463 feet, Gir Bhaskar in Jodhpur
which measure 1,430 feet, Rasora ka Pahar in Nawalgarh which measure 1,293 feet.
Mountains of Gujarat
The Aravallis, Vindhya Ranges, Satpuras, Sahyadris
are the amongst the various peaks and mountain ranges located in the state of Gujarat.
Taranga Mountains lie on the area between Visnagar and Mehsana. Satpura ranges are present between the rivers Tapi and Narmada. Parner Mountains and Saler Muler are parts of Sahyadri range. Saurashtra consists of two peaks, known as Bardo Hills and Venu peaks. Bardo has a height of 625 metres and Venu Peak has a height of 29 km. Girnar is said to be the highest mo9untain range in Gujarat whose height is 1,145 metres. Gujarat's other mountains include Shetrunjaya hill near Palitana, Talaja Hills and the hills of Sana and Lor. Kutch region of Gujarat possesses several hills like Pranjal, Pachham and Khadir.
Mountains of Maharashtra
Ghanchakkar, Kalsubai, Satpura Range and Taramati are the different mountains present in the state of Maharashtra
. Ghanchakkar is the third highest peak in the state and has a height of 5,026 feet. Others include Kalsubai in Nashik District
which has a height of 1646 meters, Satpura Range and Taramati which has a height of 4695 feet above sea level.
The presence of these mountains influences the temperature and climatic conditions in the states of Western India as well as the entire nation.