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  Idukki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Idukki is one among the 14 districts in the state of Kerala, India.
Idukki is greatly known for the splendid green mountains and streams.
Idukki also has the largest arch dam in India, the Idukki Dam, constructed for the Idukki Hydro Electric Power Project in 1969 with the cooperation of the Canadian Government.
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 Idukki
Apart from the handful of spices grown in Idukki district, the traders also have in their stocks an assortment from all parts of the nation.
Idukki arch dam is world's second and Asia's first Arch Dam constructed across the Kuravan and Kurathi hills.
Damming in the tail water of Idukki Power Station at Malankara for Irrigation and power is the aim but more attractive is the foothill reservoir of western ghats at Malankara about 6 kms from Thodupuzha.
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 Idukki - At A Glance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The economy of Idukki is predominantly agricultural, Cardamom, tea, tapioca, rice, pepper, rubber, coconut, sugarcane, coffee, arecanut, ginger, lemon grass and vegetables are the most important agricultural produces of the district.
The Idukki Project was completed with the economic and technological assistance of Canada in accordance with the Colombo Plan of Commonwealth Countries.
Idukki is not a region to be disfigured, bulldozed and terraced without proper environmental planning.
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 Ayurvedic kerala....
Idukki is one of the popular hill stations of Kerala.
Idukki is the land of majestic mountains, wondrous valleys and spectacular streams.
Idukki lives true to its name and the Periyar River has the hills of Kuravan and Kurathi on its sides forming a gorge.
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Idukki accounts for 12.9 percent of the area of Kerala and only 3.7 percent of the population of Kerala.
This district’s name, ‘Idukki’ is supposed to be derived from the Malayalam word ‘idukku’, which means a narrow gorge.
For the people of Kerala, Idukki is always associated with power generation since about 60 per cent of the state’s power needs come from the hydroelectric power station at Moolamattom, the biggest in the state.
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 Encyclopedia: Idukki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Painavu is the capital of Idukki district in the state of Kerala in India.
Thodupuzha is a municipal city in the Idukki district of Kerala,59 KM from Ernakulam city in the southern most state of India.
Thekkady (Idukki district) is the location of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, which is an important tourist attraction in Kerala state, India.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Idukki   (672 words)

  
 Roy's Home Page: Mullapperiyar-- Issues of Dam Safety
Given the size of the Idukki, the extent of the devastation that could result from failure of Idukki dam is unimaginable.
Idukki's reservoir capacity is about 74400 million cubic feet of water with a weight of more than 2100 million tonnes.
It is notable that two of the World's biggest dam disasters that occurred before Idukki was built-- Vaiont in Italy in 1963 and Malpaseet in France in 1959, involved arch dams.
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 Idukki,Idukki Tour,Idukki Hill Station, Idukki Hill Station in Kerala, Kerala Idukki Hill Station, Idukki Hill Station ...
Idukki, the beautiful hill station of Kerala derives its name from a Malayalam word 'idukku', which means narrow gorge.
Idukki is known as the land of massive mountains, variegated valleys and splendid streams.
The Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is the prime attraction of the hill town of Idukki.
www.kerala-hub.com /kerala-hill-stations/kerala-idukki-hill-stations.html   (349 words)

  
 Idukki District - Formation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
IDUKKI District was formed on 26 January 1972 as per Government notification No 54131/C2/71/RD dated 24th January 1972.
Periyar which is one of the largest rivers of Kerala, flowing through Idukki gorge formed between the two high massive rocks called "Kuravan" and "Kurathi", is the site of the gigantic Idukki arch dam.
It was proved that Vennimala, one of the capitals of the Thekkumkoor Rajas, was in Idukki district.
idukki.nic.in /formation.htm   (424 words)

  
 Destination Kerala: To visit Idukki, Ernakulam & Kochi
Idukki can be reached via road from most parts of the state.
Located around Idukki and Cheruthoni dams, near Painavu, Cheruthoni is at a height of 3900 feet from the sea level.
They are Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary covering an area of 70sq.km, Eravikulam-Rajamalai sanctuary known for the largest population of Nilgiri Tahr, Chinnar wildlife sanctuary and Thattekad Bird sanctuary home to Malabar grey hornbills, Sri Lankan frog mouth and rose billed roller.
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Idukki Arched Dam boasts of being the first arched dam in India as well as Asia has been built across Periyar River.
The Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary attracts tourists for its forest cover that is rich is both flora and fauna.
Idukki is well connected by rail and road to several tourist places across Kerala.
www.tourmyindia.com /attraction/idukki_hill.html   (534 words)

  
 Kerala
Idukki, the unspoiled natural queen of Kerala is a tourist paradise.
Idukki district was formed on January 26, 1972 carving out Devikulam, Peermade and Udumbanchola taluks from the erstwhile Kottayam district and Thodupuzha taluk from the erstwhile Ernakulam district.
Except a bit of midland region in the western portions of Thodupuzha taluk, all the remaining area of the district lies in the mountainous tract of the Western Ghats.
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 VHP Builds A Temple In Idukki Dam
The rituals were performed by Eswaran Namboodiri, Narayanan Namboodiri and Damodaran Namboodiri, brought in from their native place at Kanjangad in northern Kasargode district of the State.The 550 ft high and 650 ft wide Idukki dam is the world=92s second and Asia's first arch dam constructed across the Kuravan and Kurathi hills.
One lakh resettlement amount was allotted by the Government in 1974 for relocating the temple since the area where the temple originally situated would submerge in the reservoir water on completion of the dam.
The new turn of events at Idukki reservoir came closely on the heels of VHP supremo Ashok Singhal=92s visit to the state and launching the "Thrishul Diksha" ceremony at Alwaye on April 26, and threatening to "eliminate" the entire minorities, communists and secularists.
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 webindia123.com-the tourism of idukki-eravikulam national park-periyar national park
Idukki is one of the most nature rich area of Kerala with mountain ranges and wooded valleys.
Idukki offers the tourist diverse attractions like wild life sanctuaries, hill stations, mountain treks and elephant rides.
Opened in 1978 and situated in Idukki district, the park is spread over an area of 97sq.km.
www.webindia123.com /kerala/tourism/idukki.htm   (435 words)

  
 "Idukki Holidays" - Idukki Kerala Holiday in Idukki
Idukki is also a lure of the wild.
The Idukki Reservoir formed by three dams, Cheruthoni, Idukki and Kulamavu, extends to 33 sq.km.
Thekkady is situated in the Idukki district, bordering Tamil Nadu, at an altitude varying from altitudes of 900m to 1800m.
kerala-holidays.net /idukki   (634 words)

  
 Idukki -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Idukki is the largest district of (Click link for more info and facts about Kerala) Kerala, (A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947) India in area.
Other largest towns in Idukki are (Click link for more info and facts about Thodupuzha) Thodupuzha and Kattappana.
Idukki also has the largest arch dam in India, the Idukki Dam, constructed for the Idukki Hydro Electric Power Project in 1969 with the cooperation of the (A river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma) Canadian Government.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/i/id/idukki.htm   (246 words)

  
 The Hindu : Front Page : Record storage at Idukki
In the 31-year history of Idukki reservoir, it was opened for the first time in 1981 and then again in 1992.
Idukki District Collector K. Sasidhara has convened an emergency meeting of the officials concerned on Monday to review the situation arising out of the unprecedented increase in water level in the reservoir.
The step to be taken in connection with the opening of the reservoir, including rehabilitation of people living on the banks of the Periyar and those living near the dam, will be finalised at the meeting.
www.thehindu.com /2005/09/12/stories/2005091211370100.htm   (698 words)

  
 OurKeralam.com - Tourist Destinations (Idukki)
Idukki district was formed on January 26, 1972, from parts of Kottayam and Ernakulam districts.
Idukki is emerging as one of the popular holiday destination.The district also houses the most important hydro-electric power station in the state.
The idukki arch dam connecting two huge hills across the river periyar is the first of its kind in India.
www.ourkeralam.com /keralatourism/idukki_touristplaces.htm   (1706 words)

  
 Idukki,Idukki Travel Idukki Tours of Idukki Tourism in Idukki Kerala
Idukki district was formed on January 26, 1972 carving out Devikulam, Peerumedu and Udumbanchola taluks from the erstwhile Kottayam district and Thodupuzha taluk from the erstwhile Ernakulam district.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary: The sanctuary extends over the Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola taluka of Idukki district, spreading over 77 sq km and is about 450-748 m above sea level.
Idukki Arch Dam: This dam, constructed across the Kuravan and Kurathi hills is the world's second and Asia's first arch dam.
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Cheruthoni : It is the area surrounding the Idukki Arch Dam and Cheruthoni Dam.
The Idukki Arch Dam, the first of its kind in India, is constructed across the river Periyar between two huge granite hills.
Painavu, the headquarters of Idukki district is situated 5 Km.
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 Holidays in Idukki,Holidays in Idukki Kerala India, Idukki Kerala Holidays, Idukki Kerala Holiday Packages, Holidays in ...
Idukki is perhaps one of the most gifted regions in Kerala.
A landlocked district, Idukki is one of the most beautiful districts of Kerala in India.
Idukki is today the source of most of the world's spices.
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 Idukki Travel,Idukki Tour,Idukki Tourism,Idukki Hill Station
Idukki Travel - The hill stations in India are not only noted for their cool salubrious air and their stunning mountain scenery but are known for serene ambience, rolling meadows and spellbinding views.
The name 'Idukki' is supposed to be derived from the Malayalam word `idukku', which means a narrow gorge.
Idukki can be reached by mortable roads from most parts of Kerala.
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 Idukki,Idukki India,Idukki Tour,Tours to Idukki,Idukki in Kerala, Tourism in Idukki,Idukki Tourism Kerala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mention of Idukki in Kerala, India stirs up images of enthralling sights of hills covered with a carpet of lush green forest cover that is home to wild animals, birds and of course exotic flora.
Idukki is one place that must included in your tour package during your Kerala backwaters tour as this tiny land has a diversity of tourist attractions to offer that you can visit during you tours to the region.
Idukki is reasonably well connected with the cities and towns in South India and the nearest airport is located in Madurai that is well connected to Idukki by road.
www.keralabackwaters.us /map-of-kerala/idukki-tours.html   (385 words)

  
 Idukki,Travel Idukki,Idukki Travel Tours,Idukki Tourism
Idukki is a landlocked district spread over an area of 5019 sq.kms.
Idukki valley: A small hill town surrounded by a spread of beautiful, wooden valleys and meandering streams.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary: The most nature rich areas of Kerala are in Idukki.
www.kerala-ayurveda-backwater-beach-tours.com /cities-kerala/idukki-travel.html   (910 words)

  
 Dam Safety: Mullapperiyar and its implications
Though Idukki may have the capacity to hold the entire storage at Mullapperiyar, a dam failure during monsoon would present a different picture.
And Idukki is not the safest of dams.
The Idukki arch dam, at the time of construction, was equipped to monitor even the slightest movement of the dam body and changes in stress.
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 Travel Masti - Kerala, Idukki
Idukki is the most gifted district of Kerala.
This sanctuary extends over the Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola taluks of Idukki district, spreading over 77 sq.
The Idukki Reservoir formed by three dams - Cheruthoni, Idukki and Kulamavu - extends to 33 sq km.
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 Kerala Tourism - Idukki
The rainfall, temperature, humidity etc. in the district shows a high degree of variation and in the winter, the temperature falls down to freezing point at the peaks.
The Idukki Profect consists of three dams-the 550 feet high arch dam, 454 feet high Cheruthony dam and the Kulamavu dam.
Cheruthoni is the area around the Idukki and Cheruthoni dams.
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 Thodupuzha.com - The Gateway to Highranges, Idukki, Kerala, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thodupuzha falls in the Idukki District of the state of Kerala in India.
The place has its own history which can be traced to 1000 A.D. A place of varied flora and fauna, Thodupuzha also has numerous ancient places of worship.
It is a neat, quiet town and the cradle of religious harmony and peaceful co-existence., Christian churches, Hindu temples and Muslim mosques abound in Thodupuzha and co-exist next to each other.
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 Idukki - High Ranges & Wild Life
The most renowned destination is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady, 60 km from Idukki, 190 km from Cochin or 114 km from Kottayam.
Thekkady: The most renowned destination is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady, 60 km from Idukki, 190 km from Cochin or 114 km from Kottayam.
This comprises 70 sq km of forest land between the rivers Periyar and Cheruthoni, situated 40 km from Thodupuzha.
www.keralaatbest.com /idukki.htm   (989 words)

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