Highest Peaks in States of India

Geography is a significant topic in UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains Examination. The subject overlaps with the topics Environment, Economics and Current Events. UPSC aspirants should always have an atlas while studying this subject. Here we are giving the highest Peaks in Every State in India which is important for Geography for UPSC Prelims and mains examination.

The Himalayan Mountain ranges are considered as the abode of the mountains, and the youngest and highest mountain range in the world. The Himalayan Mountains are extending up to 2,500 km in length. It stretches from Jammu and Kashmir in the north to Arunachal Pradesh in the east.

 The major peaks in the Himalayas are situated in the Karakoram ranges, Garhwal Himalaya and Kanchenjunga. Kanchenjunga, Nanda Devi, and Kamet are the highest Himalayan Mountain Peaks.

The Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India and ranked 3rd highest summit in the world with an altitude of 8,586 m. The highest mountain Kanchenjunga is situated at the border of India and Nepal in the Himalayas range in Sikkim. Anamudi is the highest peak in the Western Ghats in India and also the highest point in South India.

Peak

Range/Region

State

Arma Konda

Eastern Ghats

Andhra Pradesh

Kangto

Eastern Himalaya

Arunachal Pradesh

Someshwar Fort

West Champaran District

Bihar

Bailadila Range

Dantewada District

Chhattisgarh

Sosogad

Western Ghats

Goa

Girnar

Junagadh District

Gujarat

Karoh Peak

Morni Hills

Haryana

Reo Purgyil

Western Himalaya

Himachal Pradesh

K2

Karakoram

Jammu and Kashmir

Parasnath

Parasnath Hills

Jharkhand

Mullayanagiri

Western Ghats

Karnataka

Anamudi

Western Ghats

Kerala

Dhupgarh

Satpura

Madhya Pradesh

Kalsubai

Western Ghats

Maharashtra

Mount Iso

Senapati District

Manipur

Shillong Peak

Khasi Hills

Meghalaya

Phawngpui

Saiha District

Mizoram

Mount Saramati

Naga Hills

Nagaland

Deomali

Eastern Ghats

Odisha

Unnamed point on the Naina Devi

Rupnagar District

Punjab

Guru Shikhar

Aravali

Rajasthan

Kanchenjunga

Eastern Himalaya

Sikkim

Doddabetta

Nilgiri Hills

Tamil Nadu

Laxmidevipalli

Deccan Plateau

Telangana

Betalongchhip

Jampui Hills

Tripura

Amsot Peak

Shivalik Hills

Uttar Pradesh

Nanda Devi

Garhwal Himalaya

Uttarakhand

Sandakphu

Eastern Himalaya

West Bengal

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