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Elivai Malai

Elivai Malai
Elivai Malai is located in India
Elivai Malai
Elivai Malai
Location in India
Elevation 2,088 m (6,850 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,540 m (5,050 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location Palakkad, Kerala and Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Range Western Ghats
Coordinates [1]

Elivai Malai is a 2,088-metre-tall (6,850 ft)[1] peak in the Western Ghats of South India. The mountain lies on the border between the Indian states of Kerala (in Palakkad district) and Tamil Nadu (in Coimbatore district). With a topographic prominence of 1,540 metres[2] it is one of the ultra prominent peaks of South Asia. It forms the highest point in the Western Ghats to the immediate north of the Palakkad Gap.

It is situated approximately 5 kilometres to the south of Siruvani Dam and reservoir. There are a couple of waterfalls nearby including the Siruvani Waterfalls (Kovai Kutralam) and the Atla (Aaralam) Waterfalls.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Elivai Malai, India". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Southern India Mountain Ultra-Prominence". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 

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