Kumbharli Ghat

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Kumbharli Ghat
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The Pass
Elevation 625 m (2,051 ft)
Traversed by Karad–Chiplun State Highway
Location SataraRatnagiri Districts, Maharashtra, India
Range Western Ghats
Coordinates 17°26′N 73°39′E / 17.43°N 73.65°E / 17.43; 73.65

The Kumbharli Ghat is a mountain pass in Maharashtra, India cutting across the Western Ghats range. It connects the coastal Ratnagiri District Konkan region of Maharashtra with the Satara District Desh region on the Deccan plateau. It is one of few link roads between the Konkan and Ghatmaatha in Maharashtra. The road, a state highway, is at an average elevation of 625 m (2,051 ft). It links the cities of Chiplun (Ratnagiri district) and Karad (Satara district). Near the eastern end is the Koyna Dam.

Location[edit]

This ghat is on the Karad-Chiplun state highway. Also, this highway joins to the NH-4 near Umbraj. Malharpeth, Patan and Koyananagar are the major cities on this road.