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Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake is a man-made reservoir built during the British rule. John Sullivan, the first collector of Ooty supervised its construction in 1823-1825. The lake covers almost 4 sq km. It is 2.5 km long with a width upto 150 m. Set among groves of eucalyptus trees, the lake adds to the scenic beauty of the area. Several monuments line the banks of the lake. The non-motor boating facilities provided at the lake enable visitors to enjoy the surroundings at a leisurely pace.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Nilgiris
Location: Ooty

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