Doda Betta

      mountain peak, the highest point in Tamil Nadu (Tamil Nādu) state, southeastern India, near Udhagamandalam. Rising to an elevation of 8,652 feet (2,637 metres), Doda Betta is a grass-covered hill that is frequently climbed by summer visitors, and the summit is accessible by automobile. It is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats.

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