Shiwalik Hills sĭwä´lĭk [key], southernmost range of the Himalayas, S central Asia, extending c.1,050 mi (1,690 km) from SW Kashmir through N India into S Nepal paralleling the main Himalayan range at a distance of c.90 mi (140 km). The highest point is 3,500 ft (1,067 m). The Shiwalik Hills are noted for their vast vertebrate fossil beds.
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