Sunday, 2 June 2013

THE BRAHMAPUTRA SYSTEM : Brahmaputra or Tsangpo, PENINSULAR RIVERS

THE BRAHMAPUTRA SYSTEM
(BRAHMAPUTRA AND ITS TRIBUTARIES)


Brahmaputra or Tsangpo (Tibet)
Source: Rises in the Chemayungdung glacier in the Kailash Range and Mariam La
pass separates it from Mansarovar Lake.
Total Length: 2,900 km one of the longest rivers of the world.
River’s Basin: 240,000 sq,km
Information: Important tributaries: Subansiri Kameng, Dhansiri, Dilhang, Lohit,
Tista, Torsa. Manas; Burhi Dihing, etc. It flows through Tibet, India and
Bangladesh and forms the large delta of the world along with Ganga.


PENINSULAR RIVERS
Mahanadi  (An important river of the peninsular India)
Source: Northern foothills of Dandakarnaya near Shiawa in Raipur district.
Length: 857km
River’s Basin: 141,600 sq.km in M.P., Orissa, Bihar and Maharashtra
Information: Left bank tributaries; Sheonath, Hasdeo, Ib and Mand. Right bank
tributaries ; tel, Ong, and Jonk.
Subarnarekha, Brahmi and Baitarni:
Information: These smaller river basins are interposed between the Ganga and the
Mahanadi basin.


RIVER VALLEY PROJECTS
WEST FLOWING RIVER
KRISHNA RIVER SYSTEM
THE GODAVARI RIVER SYSTEM

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