Mahendragiri

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For holy peak Mahendra in Orissa, India, see Mahendragiri, Orissa.
Mahendragiri
Mahendragiri is located in Tamil Nadu
Mahendragiri
Mahendragiri
Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India
Elevation 1,654 m (5,427 ft)
Location
Range Western Ghats
Coordinates 8°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
Climbing
Easiest route Hike/scramble

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

ISRO Propulsion Complex, a test facility for Indian Space Research Organisation's launch vehicle and satellite propulsion systems, is situated on the lower slopes of this mountain.

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  • 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.