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Mahendragiri is the name of a hill in Kanyakumari District and Tirunelveli District, South Tamil Nadu.[1] The hill is located in Tirunelveli District [2] and is part of the southern range of the Western Ghats, with an elevation of 1,645.2 metres (5,398 ft).[3]

Mahendragiri மகேந்திரகிரி
Mahendragiri மகேந்திரகிரி is located in Tamil Nadu
Mahendragiri மகேந்திரகிரி
Mahendragiri மகேந்திரகிரி
Highest point
Elevation1,654 m (5,427 ft)
Coordinates8°23′18″N 77°31′17″E / 8.38833°N 77.52139°E / 8.38833; 77.52139Coordinates: 8°23′18″N 77°31′17″E / 8.38833°N 77.52139°E / 8.38833; 77.52139
Geography
LocationThovalai taluk of Kanyakumari District and Nanguneri taluk of Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu India
Parent rangeWestern Ghats
Climbing
Easiest routeHike/scramble

IPRC, a test facility for Indian Space Research Organisation's launch vehicle and satellite propulsion systems, is situated on the lower slopes of this mountains at Tirunelveli district of Tamil NaduIndia

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ http://www.isro.org/isrocentres/lpsc.aspx
  2. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/set-up-iipt-at-mahendragiri/article5679659.ece
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 March 2008. Retrieved 26 February 2008.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

ReferencesEdit

  • Nagar, Shanti Lal (1999). Genesis and evolution of the Rāma kathā in Indian art, thought, literature, and culture: from the earliest period to the modern times, Volume 2. B.R. Pub. Co. ISBN 81-7646-084-2.