Satpura Range

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The Satpura Range is a range of hills in central India.wikipedia
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Vindhya Range

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The range parallels the Vindhya Range to the north, and these two east-west ranges divide Indian Subcontinent into the Indo-Gangetic plain of northern India and the Deccan Plateau of the south. The Amarkantak region is a unique natural heritage area and is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum.
The exact extent of the Vindhyas is loosely defined, and historically, the term covered a number of distinct hill systems in central India, including the one that is now known as the Satpura Range.

Chhattisgarh

ChhattishgarhChhatisgarhChhattisgarh State
The range rises in eastern Gujarat state running east through the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the east till Chhattisgarh.
The eastern end of the Satpura Range and the western edge of the Chota Nagpur Plateau form an east-west belt of hills that divide the Mahanadi River basin from the Indo-Gangetic plain.

Narmada River

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The Narmada River originates from north-eastern end of Satpura in Amarkantak, and runs in the depression between the Satpura and Vindhya ranges, draining the northern slope of the Satpura range, running west towards the Arabian Sea.
Narmada flows through the rift valley between Satpura and Vindhya ranges.

Maharashtra

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The range rises in eastern Gujarat state running east through the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the east till Chhattisgarh. *Toranmal is a hill retreat in Maharashtra.
The Western Ghats (or the Sahyadri Mountain range) provide a physical backbone to the state on the west, while the Satpura Hills along the north and Bhamragad-Chiroli-Gaikhuri ranges on the east serve as its natural borders.

India

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The Satpura Range is a range of hills in central India.
It extends as far north as the Satpura and Vindhya ranges in central India.

Madhya Pradesh

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The range rises in eastern Gujarat state running east through the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the east till Chhattisgarh. *Pachmarhi, a hill station in the range is located in Madhya Pradesh, has a number of attractions from its forests, animal reserve, rivers and rocky terrain.
The state straddles the Narmada River, which runs east and west between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges; these ranges and the Narmada are the traditional boundaries between the north and south of India.

Amarkantak

AmarakantakaNarmada KundSarvodaya Digamber Jain Temple
The Narmada River originates from north-eastern end of Satpura in Amarkantak, and runs in the depression between the Satpura and Vindhya ranges, draining the northern slope of the Satpura range, running west towards the Arabian Sea.
The Amarkantak region is a unique natural heritage area and is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum.

Deccan Plateau

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The range parallels the Vindhya Range to the north, and these two east-west ranges divide Indian Subcontinent into the Indo-Gangetic plain of northern India and the Deccan Plateau of the south. The Godavari River and its tributaries drain the Deccan plateau, which lies south of the range, and the Mahanadi River drains the easternmost portion of the range.
It is separated from the Gangetic plain to the north by the Satpura and Vindhya Ranges, which form its northern boundary.

Tapti River

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The Tapti River originates in the eastern-central part of Satpura, crossing the range in the center and running west at the range's southern slopes before meeting the Arabian Sea at Surat, draining the central and southern slopes of the range.
The river Tapti rises in Satpura range, in Multai.

Eastern Highlands moist deciduous forests

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The eastern portion of the range receives more rainfall than the western portion, and the eastern range, together with the Eastern Ghats, constitute the eastern highlands moist deciduous forests ecoregion.
The Eastern Highlands moist deciduous forests extend from the Bay of Bengal coast in northern Andhra Pradesh and southern Orissa, across the northern portion of the Eastern Ghats range and the northeastern Deccan Plateau, to the eastern Satpura Range and the upper Narmada River valley.

Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests

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The seasonally dry western portion of the range, together with the Narmada valley and the western Vindhya Range, are within the Narmada valley dry deciduous forests ecoregion.
The Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests cover an area of 169,900 km2 of the lower Narmada River Valley and the surrounding uplands of the Vindhya Range to the north and the western end of the Satpura Range to the south.

Godavari River

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The Godavari River and its tributaries drain the Deccan plateau, which lies south of the range, and the Mahanadi River drains the easternmost portion of the range.
Though the river proper flows only for 113 km, by virtue of its extensive tributaries Wardha, Wainganga, Penganga, the sub-basin drains all of Vidharba region as well as the southern slopes of the Satpura Ranges.

Satpura Tiger Reserve

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Several protected areas have been earmarked in the area, including the Kanha, Pench, Gugamal and Satpura National Parks, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Melghat Tiger Reserve and the Bori Reserve Forest.
Its name is derived from the Satpura range.

Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

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Several protected areas have been earmarked in the area, including the Kanha, Pench, Gugamal and Satpura National Parks, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Melghat Tiger Reserve and the Bori Reserve Forest.
The Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is a non-use conservation area and biosphere reserve in the Satpura Range of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.

Pench National Park

PenchPench National Park, Madhya PradeshIndira Priyadarshini Pench National Park
Several protected areas have been earmarked in the area, including the Kanha, Pench, Gugamal and Satpura National Parks, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Melghat Tiger Reserve and the Bori Reserve Forest.
The protected area is covered with small hills and well-stocked teak mixed forest in the southern reaches of the Satpura Ranges.

Chota Nagpur Plateau

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At its eastern end, the Satpura range meets the hills of the Chotanagpur Plateau.
The ecoregion is drier than surrounding ones, including the Eastern Highlands moist deciduous forests that covers the Eastern Ghats and Satpura Range to the south, and the Lower Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests in the lowlands to the east and north.

Maikal Hills

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The Amarkantak region is a unique natural heritage area and is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum.
The Maikal Hills are an eastern part of the Satpuras in Kawardha District of Chhattisgarh, overlooking the scenic town of Kawardha.

Pachmarhi

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*Pachmarhi, a hill station in the range is located in Madhya Pradesh, has a number of attractions from its forests, animal reserve, rivers and rocky terrain. The highest point of the Satpura range, Dhupgarh, is located in Pachmarhi.
It is widely known as Satpura ki Rani ("Queen of Satpura"), situated at a height of 1067 m in a valley of the Satpura Range in Hoshangabad district.

Dhupgarh

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The highest point of the Satpura range, Dhupgarh, is located in Pachmarhi.
Mount Dhupgarh or Dhoopgarh is the highest point in the Mahadeo Hills (Satpura Range), Madhya Pradesh, India.

Chhindwara

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*Chhindwara is one of the larger towns located in the Satpura range.
Chhindwara is one of the largest cities in the Satpura range and the largest district in terms of area in Madhya Pradesh.

Bori Wildlife Sanctuary

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Several protected areas have been earmarked in the area, including the Kanha, Pench, Gugamal and Satpura National Parks, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Melghat Tiger Reserve and the Bori Reserve Forest.
The sanctuary covers an area of 518 km2, located in the northern foothills of the Satpura Range.

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

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*Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, covering 607.70 km2, is located in Narmada district of Gujarat.
Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in India's Gujarat state, located in the western Satpura Range south of the Narmada River and is 607.7 km2 large.

Melghat

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Several protected areas have been earmarked in the area, including the Kanha, Pench, Gugamal and Satpura National Parks, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Melghat Tiger Reserve and the Bori Reserve Forest.
The Tapti River and the Gawilgadh ridge of the Satpura Range form the boundaries of the reserve.

Tourism in Madhya Pradesh

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Consisting largely of a plateau streaked with the mountain ranges of the Vindhyas and the Satpuras, the hills give rise to the main river system - Narmada and the Tapti, running from east to west, and the Chambal, Sone, Betwa, Mahanadi west to east.

Toranmal

*Toranmal is a hill retreat in Maharashtra.
It is a hill station located in the Satpura Range.