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[[Ootacamund]] is the main town.
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|presidency= [[Madras]]
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|image=Nilgiri view.jpg
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|coordinates= [http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=12.414,76.758333&spn=0.1,0.1&q=11.375,76.704 11.375°N 76.758333°E]
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|altitude=  24 peaks above 2,000m (6,600 ft)
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|presentname= [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nilgiri_mountains Nilgiri Hills]
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|stateprovince= [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamil_Nadu Tamil Nadu]
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|country= India
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|transport= [[Nilgiri Mountain Railway]]
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'''Nilgiri Hills''' was an administrative district of [[Madras Presidency]] during the British period. [[Ootacamund]] is the main town.
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== Spelling variants==
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Nilgiri, Neilgherry, Nilagiri
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<br>Nilgiris, Neilgherries
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==FIBIS Resources==
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*31 Inscriptions and images from [http://search.fibis.org/frontis/bin/aps_browse_sources.php?mode=browse_components&id=697&s_id=209 Wellington Cemetery] held on Fibis database.
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==Refer also==
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*[[List of cemeteries#N|List of Cemeteries-Nilgiri District]]
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*[[Nilgiri Mountain Railway]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V19_092.gif The Nilgiris District]
  
===Historical books online===
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====Historical books online====
 
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*[https://books.google.com.au/books?id=F1YOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PR1 ''Letters on the Climate, Inhabitants, Productions, &c., &c., of the Neilgherries, or, Blue Mountains of Coimbatoor, South India''] by James Hough  1829 Google Books
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=VSQAAAAAQAAJ&&pg=PR1 ''Observations on the Neilgherries''] by Robert Baikie MD 1834 Google Books
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=VSQAAAAAQAAJ&&pg=PR1 ''Observations on the Neilgherries''] by Robert Baikie MD 1834 Google Books
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/neilgherriesincl00baikrich#page/n9/mode/2up ''The Neilgherries: including an account of their topography, climate, soil and productions; and of the effects of the climate on the European constitution''] by Robert Baikie MD 1857 2nd edition, updated. Archive.org
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/neilgherriesincl00baikrich#page/n9/mode/2up ''The Neilgherries: including an account of their topography, climate, soil and productions; and of the effects of the climate on the European constitution''] by Robert Baikie MD 1857 2nd edition, updated. Archive.org
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*[https://books.google.com.au/books?id=4apbAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA263 "Statistical Memoir of a Survey of the Neilgherry Mountains"] Papers put in by Captain John Ouchterlony, Appendix No. 5, ''Report from Committees: Colonisation and Settlement (India)'' Third Volume, Part II. (also called Vol. VII-Part II) Session 3 December 1857-2 August 1858 [British Parliamentary Papers] Google Books.
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/manualofnlagir00grigrich#page/n5/mode/2up ''A Manual of the Nílagiri District in the Madras Presidency'']  by HB Grigg 1880 Archive.org
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/manualofnlagir00grigrich#page/n5/mode/2up ''A Manual of the Nílagiri District in the Madras Presidency'']  by HB Grigg 1880 Archive.org
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* ''Guide To The Nilgiris'' 1905.  [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.72793 Archive.org version], mirror from Digital Library of India.
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/NilgirisFrancis/Untitled#page/n0/mode/2up ''Madras District Gazetteers: The Nilgiris''] by W Francis 1908 Archive.org
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/NilgirisFrancis/Untitled#page/n0/mode/2up ''Madras District Gazetteers: The Nilgiris''] by W Francis 1908 Archive.org
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*[https://archive.org/details/sportonnilgirisi00flet ''Sport on the Nilgiris and in Wynaad''] by F. W. F  Fletcher 1911 Archive.org including
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**[https://archive.org/stream/sportonnilgirisi00flet#page/n24/mode/1up Map of the Nilgiri District] approximately page xx (towards the front of the book)
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*[https://archive.org/stream/southernindia00pennuoft#page/190/mode/2up "The Nilgiri Hills"] page 190 ''Southern India''  Painted by Lady Lawler, Described by F E Penny 1914 Archive.org
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*[https://archive.org/details/commonwealthempi26londuoft/page/398/mode/2up "The Nilgiris"] by E A Helps pages 398-405 ''The Empire Review'', catalogued as ''The Commonwealth & Empire Review'', Volume 26, 1914. Archive.org
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/nilgiriguideandd031416mbp#page/n7/mode/2up ''The Nilgiri Guide and Directory''] by JSC Eagan 1916  Archive.org
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/nilgiriguideandd031416mbp#page/n7/mode/2up ''The Nilgiri Guide and Directory''] by JSC Eagan 1916  Archive.org
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*[https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.523918/2015.523918.Memoirs-Of#page/n263/mode/2up “The Nilgiri Hills”] Chapter VIII, page 246  ''Memoirs Of A Camp- Follower'' by Philip Gosse. 1934.  Some later editions were  titled  ''Memoirs of a Camp-Follower : a Naturalist Goes to War'' or ''A Naturalist Goes to War''. The author was  a doctor RAMC, who has served on the [[Western Front]] 1915-1917  and was then posted to India. Archive.org,  Digital Library of India Collection.
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*[https://archive.org/details/EconomicPlantsOfTheNilgiris ''Horticultural and economic plants of the Nilgiris''] edited by S Krishnamurthi  1953  Archive.org.  Includes Tea, coffee chinchona etc
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Revision as of 11:38, 7 March 2020

Nilgiri Hills
Nilgiri view.jpg
Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 11.375°N 76.758333°E
Altitude: 24 peaks above 2,000m (6,600 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Nilgiri Hills
State/Province: Tamil Nadu
Country: India
Transport links
Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Nilgiri Hills was an administrative district of Madras Presidency during the British period. Ootacamund is the main town.

Spelling variants

Nilgiri, Neilgherry, Nilagiri
Nilgiris, Neilgherries

FIBIS Resources


Refer also

External links

Historical books online