Two mountain ranges of southern India, separated by the Deccan Plateau. The Eastern Ghats extend about 1,450 km (900 mi) along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The Western Ghats extend about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) along the coast of the Arabian Sea.
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