Tadiandamol ( Kannada: ತಡಿಯಂಡಮೋಳು, , Tadiyandamolu, Kodava : ತಡಿಯಂಡಮೋಳ, Tadiyandamol Malayalam: തടിയന്റമോള്) is the highest mountain of Kodagu district, Karnataka, India. It is the third highest peak in Karnataka. It is located Western Ghats range, and reaches an elevation of 1,748 m. It is a place of interest for trekkers and naturalists. The mountain has patches of shola forests in the valleys.
Nalaknad (also known as Nalnad - meaning 4 villages) palace at the foothills is an important historical landmark. This was one of the landmarks mapped during the Great Trigonometric Survey.
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Tadiandamol and adjoining peaks
The name Tadiandamol literally means
largest base (thadi = broad, large, huge; anda = belonging to (possessive) in Kodava; mol = hill, base, peak). It loosely means Tallest Mount, [1 ] and the name also could translate as [2 ] Broad Hill. [3 ]
Tadiandamol butterfly (Tadiandamol neptis)
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