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Passes of Peninsular India
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Bhor Ghat - It was the ancient trade route developed by the Satavahana Dynasty to connect
the ports on the Konkan coast and the surrounding areas of the Deccan plateau. The Great
Indian Peninsula Railway laid a railway line from Mumbai to Pune. This ghat comes under the
proposed Golden Quadrilateral Freight Corridors. The road ghat lies between Khopoli and
Khandala and is 18 km long. From lakes to waterfalls to dense woods, Bhor Ghat offers all
these delicaciesofnature to be relishedby the aspiringeyes.
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Passes of Peninsular India
.
Bhor Ghat - It was the ancient trade route developed by the Satavahana Dynasty to connect
the ports on the Konkan coast and the surrounding areas of the Deccan plateau. The Great
Indian Peninsula Railway laid a railway line from Mumbai to Pune. This ghat comes under the
proposed Golden Quadrilateral Freight Corridors. The road ghat lies between Khopoli and
Khandala and is 18 km long. From lakes to waterfalls to dense woods, Bhor Ghat offers all
these delicaciesofnature to be relishedby the aspiringeyes.
Thal Ghat - It also called as Kasara Ghat. The Thal
Ghat is located on the busy Mumbai –Nashik route
on Sahyadri range of Western Ghat.
Goran Ghat - It is located South of Mount Abu
(Aravalli Range) and connects the city of Udaipur
with Sirohi and Jalore in Rajasthan. It is about 1200
metres abovesea level.
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Passes of Peninsular India
.
Bhor Ghat - It was the ancient trade route developed by the Satavahana Dynasty to connect
the ports on the Konkan coast and the surrounding areas of the Deccan plateau. The Great
Indian Peninsula Railway laid a railway line from Mumbai to Pune. This ghat comes under the
proposed Golden Quadrilateral Freight Corridors. The road ghat lies between Khopoli and
Khandala and is 18 km long. From lakes to waterfalls to dense woods, Bhor Ghat offers all
these delicaciesofnature to be relishedby the aspiringeyes.
Thal Ghat - It also called as Kasara Ghat. The Thal
Ghat is located on the busy Mumbai –Nashik route
on Sahyadri range of Western Ghat.
Goran Ghat - It is located South of Mount Abu
(Aravalli Range) and connects the city of Udaipur
with Sirohi and Jalore in Rajasthan. It is about 1200
metres abovesea level.
Haldighati Pass - It is located in the Aravalli Range of
Rajasthan in western India and connects Rajsamand
and Pali districts of Rajasthan. The name 'Haldighati' is
believed to have originated from the turmeric-
coloured yellow soil of the area. It is historically very
significant because famous Battle of Haldighati took
place in 1576 between the Kingdom of Mewar (army
led by Maharana Pratap) and Mughal emperor
Akbar'sgeneral Man Singh I of Amer.
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Passes of Peninsular India
.
Bhor Ghat - It was the ancient trade route developed by the Satavahana Dynasty to connect
the ports on the Konkan coast and the surrounding areas of the Deccan plateau. The Great
Indian Peninsula Railway laid a railway line from Mumbai to Pune. This ghat comes under the
proposed Golden Quadrilateral Freight Corridors. The road ghat lies between Khopoli and
Khandala and is 18 km long. From lakes to waterfalls to dense woods, Bhor Ghat offers all
these delicaciesofnature to be relishedby the aspiringeyes.
Thal Ghat - It also called as Kasara Ghat. The Thal
Ghat is located on the busy Mumbai –Nashik route
on Sahyadri range of Western Ghat.
Goran Ghat - It is located South of Mount Abu
(Aravalli Range) and connects the city of Udaipur
with Sirohi and Jalore in Rajasthan. It is about 1200
metres abovesea level.
Haldighati Pass - It is located in the Aravalli Range of
Rajasthan in western India and connects Rajsamand
and Pali districts of Rajasthan. The name 'Haldighati' is
believed to have originated from the turmeric-
coloured yellow soil of the area. It is historically very
significant because famous Battle of Haldighati took
place in 1576 between the Kingdom of Mewar (army
led by Maharana Pratap) and Mughal emperor
Akbar'sgeneral Man Singh I of Amer.
Pal Ghat - It lies in the western ghats and also called
as Palakkad Gap. It separates the Nilgiri Hills to the
north and the Anaimalai Hills to the south. It
connects Coimbatore of Tamil Nadu and Palakkad
of Kerala.
Shencottah gap- It is a pass in western ghat connects
Madurai city of Tamil Nadu and Kottayam District of
Kerala.
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