Deomali (mountain)

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Deomali
Deomali.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 1,672 m (5,486 ft)
Listing List of Indian states and territories by highest point
Coordinates 18°40′32″N 82°58′54″E / 18.67556°N 82.98167°E / 18.67556; 82.98167Coordinates: 18°40′32″N 82°58′54″E / 18.67556°N 82.98167°E / 18.67556; 82.98167[1]
Geography
Deomali is located in Odisha
Deomali
Deomali
Location of Deomali peak
Location Koraput district, Odisha, India
Parent range Eastern Ghats
Topo map Google topographic map[2]
Climbing
Easiest route Hike / scramble

Deomali, is a mountain peak in the Chandragiri-Pottangi subrange of the Eastern Ghats. It is located near Koraput town in the Koraput district of southern Odisha, India.

Highest point in Odisha

Deomali Peak, with an elevation of about 1,672 m, is the highest peak in the state of Odisha. It is situated near Doodhari village, Pottangi Panchayat division which is 35 km from Koraput via semiliguda, in Southern Orissa. It Surrounded by deep green forest, the peak is rich in flora and fauna. This hill range is rich in mineral resources such as bauxite, limestone and gemstones. Deomali is dotted with brooks and deep valleys, and inhabited by tribes such Kandhas, Parajas, Bhumia, Malis and Bhotias. It is not only a marvel for the tourists but also to the adventurous sports lovers for hang gliding, mountaineering and trekking. On this recent days Odisha tourism Department, is taking many development steps to popularize this peak amongst the travellers as a hot tourist spot by connecting the Tar roads, Hill top amenities centre, drinking water points on the hill top, Watching towers for perfect view of the arena. Many waterfalls also found while heading for the top of hill.[3]

Deomali Peak

See also

References

  1. ^ Deomali Hill Top (Highest peak of Odisha)
  2. ^ Google topographic map
  3. ^ Deomali Peak Of Orissa - YouTube

External links

  • The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata); Deomali hills: Sneak peak into serenity
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