(Last Updated on : 17-10-2014)
Erramala are an exquisite range of low hills in the southern state of India
, Andhra Pradesh
. Erramala Hills are also known as 'Erramala Range'.
In the east of the Erramala hills is Nallamalla hills. The hills are composed of quartzites and slates of the Cambrian period (about 540 to 490 million years ago) with occasional beds of lavas of younger age. The range spreads from northeast to southwest. The tributaries of the Kunderu River
have divided it into hills and valleys.
Location of Erramala Hills
The hills are located in the Kurnool district
of Andhra Pradesh state of India. They are situated on the Deccan Plateau
. They are positioned between 15 degree 30' 0 North latitude and 78 degree 10' 0 East longitude. The hills are located at an elevation of 413 meters above sea level.
Attractions of Erramala Hills
There are various spots around the hills that are worth visiting. The temple
of Yaganti Uma Maheswara Swamy is one of the attractions nestled in the middle of the Erramala Hills. The other important attractions along the Erramala Hills include Belum Caves, Yadiki Caves, Yaganti
, Gandikota, Kalva Bugga, Kolimigundla, Tadipatri, Orvakal Rocks, Kethavaram Rock art site, Banaganapalli and Owk.
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