Sri Lanka. Adams Peak or Sri Pada
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Adam's Peak; Sinhalese Samanalakanda - "butterfly mountain", Tamil Sivanolipatha Malai - is a 2,243 metres (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well-known for the Sri Pada "sacred footprint", a 1.8 m rock formation near the summit, in Buddhist tradition held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Muslim tradition that of Adam.