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Corbet,s Gap

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Corbet’s Gap - ("Attala-mettuwa" in Sinhalese) named after the Englishman who discovered it, is a vast split in the range of Kandyan hills.

On a clear day an amazing view is possible through this gap. There are quite a few trekking trails available in the area as well.

Corbats Gap is a Wind Gap where the wind flows from one side to another from here. Corbet’s Gap – (“Attala-mettuwa” in Sinhalese) named after the Englishman who discovered it, is a vast split in the range of Knuckles Range. Sometimes extreme wind conditions can be experienced. All the peaks of the Knuckles Mountain were visible from this point.