Anamudi (Malayalam: ആനമുടി) is the highest peak in the Western Ghats in India, having an elevation of 2,695 metres (8,842 ft). It is located in the southern region of Eravikulam National Park at the junction of the en:Cardamom Hills, the Anaimalai Hills and the Palni Hills. The nearest town is Munnar, 13 km away. Anamudi is a derived word from Malayalam meaning "Elephant Peak" and Anamudi, meaning elephant's brow as well as Elephant Head or Peak. Anamudi is the highest point in South India, and also the highest point in India outside the Himalayas.