How big is Kodaikanal?

How big is Kodaikanal?

Established 1845
• Total 21.45 km2 (8.28 sq mi)
Elevation 2,133 m (6,998 ft)

How long is Kodaikanal Lake?

Kodaikanal Lake
Surface area 24 ha (59 acres)
Average depth 3 m (9.8 ft)
Max. depth 11 m (36 ft)
Shore length1 4.4 km (2.7 mi)

Which is the queen of hills in Tamil Nadu?

Welcome to Nilgiris, one of the oldest mountain ranges, located at the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Nilgiris is a part of the Western Ghats. Ooty the “Queen of Hill Stations”, Coonoor 19 kms from Ooty and Kotagiri 31 kms from Ooty, are the three hill stations of this district..

What is the altitude of Ooty?

7,349′Ooty / Elevation
Ooty, situated at an altitude of 2,240 mt above sea level is deep within the Nilgiri hills and is covered in eucalyptus, pine trees and coffee and tea plantations.

Which is known as poor man’s Ooty?

Yercaud a beautiful hill station in Salem District in Tamil Nadu presents a welcome contrast with its cool climate. It is a less expensive place and is also referred as “the Poor Man’s Ooty”. As a popular tourist destination, Yercaud is also called as Jewel of the South.

Why Ooty is cool in Tamil?

The tropic regions are those which lie near the equator of earth and the sub tropic regions are those which lie immediately north or south of the tropic regions. Thus due to the hilly location of Ooty it is cooler than other cities of Tamil Nadu like Coimbatore whose location in flat.

Does Ooty have snowfall?

Ooty lies on latitude 11.4°N (I misspoke in the video) and is 1271 km away from the equator. It is within the tropical zone. It receives direct sunlight at a high angle, making it hot. Well, it doesn’t snow there!

What is the shore length of Kodaikanal Lake?

1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure. Kodaikanal Lake, also known as Kodai Lake is a manmade lake located in the Kodaikanal city in Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu, India.

Who was the collector of Madurai when Kodaikanal Lake was created?

Sir Vere Henry Levinge, the then Collector of Madurai, was instrumental in creating the lake in 1863, amidst the Kodaikanal town which was developed by the British and early missionaries from USA. The lake is said to be Kodaikanal’s most popular geographic landmark and tourist attraction. Boating in Kodaikanal Lake.

Why is Kodaikanal Lake not safe to drink?

A study conducted by the Department of Atomic Energy confirmed that Kodaikanal Lake has been contaminated by mercury emissions by the thermometer factory of Hindustan Unilever Company. As per microbial analysis, the water is not potable and needs to be processed prior to domestic use.