Saptha Kanya

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Saptha Kanya
සප්ත කන්‍යා
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Saptha Kanya mountain range
Highest point
Coordinates 06°53′52.74″N 80°29′59.97″E / 6.8979833°N 80.4999917°E / 6.8979833; 80.4999917Coordinates: 06°53′52.74″N 80°29′59.97″E / 6.8979833°N 80.4999917°E / 6.8979833; 80.4999917
Geography
Saptha Kanya is located in Sri Lanka
Saptha Kanya
Saptha Kanya

Saptha Kanya (Sinhalese: සප්ත කන්‍යා) (Meaning - Seven Virgins) is a mountain range in Maskeliya, Sri Lanka

Aircraft Incident[edit]

4 December 1974, the aircraft, Martinair Flight 138 crashed into the mountain shortly before landing, killing all 191 people aboard – 182 Indonesian hajj pilgrims bound for Mecca, and 9 crew members.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1970". martinair.com. Retrieved 31 January 2015.