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Tuesday, 27 December 2011 04:46

RIVER SYS-TEM

RIVER

SOURCE OF ORIGIN

AREAS FROM ITS FLOW (DRAIN-AGE AREA)

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TRIBUTARIES

IMPORTANT CITIES AT ITS BANK

CONS-TRUCTED DAM ON RIVER

Indus

Indus

From Mansarovar  (Kailash Range) near Tibet 5,180 metre

Ladakh, Baluchistan, Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan

Karachi (Pakistan) near Arab Sea

Satlej, Beas, Ravi, Chinab, Jhelum, Singi, Zanskar, Garoban-gchoo, Siang, Sigar and Gilgit.

Sakhoor, Hyderabad, Dera Gazikhan Ismile Khan (Pakistan)

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Satlej (Sattudu)

Near Mansarovar Lake, Rakcshtal at the height of 5000 metre

Tibet, Kullu, (Himachal Pradesh) Shivalik Range, Punjab Plain

Merge with Beas at South-West of Kapoor-thala and at Sind near Minkot

Sipti-Vaspa

Ludhiana, Firozpur and Bahabalpur (Pakistan)

Bhakra-Nangal (Govind Sagar Dam) Nathpa-Jhaki dam, Kol dam

Jhelum (Bitsta)

Sheshnag Lake near Kashmir

Meet at Wular Lake in Jammu & Kashmir, Pind-Danan Khan and Behro

In River Chenab near Trimu

Kishanganga, Lidar Karwes and Poonch

Sri Nagar

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Chinab

Opposite side of Baralaccha pass from the height of 4800 metre in the form of Chandra and Bhaga rivers

Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) Pakistan

In River Jhelum near Trimu

Ravi, Chandra and Bhaga

Sialkot (Pakistan) Marata

Satlej dam Dulhasti dam

Ravi

Near Rohtang Pass of Himalaya (4000 metre) in Kangra district

Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan

At River Chinab near boundary of Jhang distt.

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Chamba Lahore

Thien dam

Beas

At the height of 4,330 metre near Rohtang pass

Siwalik Ranges, Hoshiarpur (Punjab) and Pakistan

At river Satlej near Harike

Parvati, Saing, Tirthan and Leahall

Mandi

Pang dam and Harike dam

Ganga

Ganga

From Gomukh Glacier at the height of 6,600 metre from the North of Kedarnath hills

Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Bangladesh

At Brahma-putra near Gwal-nando and merge Bay of Bengal

Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Ramganga, Yamuna, Gomti, Ghagra, Gandak, Kosi and Bagmati

Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Patna, Bhagalpur, Varanasi and Kolkata

Farakkha dam and Tehri dam at River Bhagirathi

Yamuna

From hot spring of Jamnotri Glacier, situated (6315 metre height) at Western slope of Bandar Poonch

Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh

At Allaha-bad in River Ganga

Giri, Ghasan, Chambal, Betwa and Ken

Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Hamirpur and Allahabad

Assam Barrage

Ram Ganga

Near Nainital

Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh

At River Ganga near Kannauj

Koh River

Bareilly, Ramnagar

Kalagarh dam

Gomti

Pilibhit District

(Uttar Pradesh)

Near Ghazipur in Ganga

Ganga Sei, Jonkai, Berna, Ghacchi Chuba

Lucknow, Jaunpur, Lakhimpur-Kheri, Sultanpur

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Ghagra (Saryu)

From Rakcshtal at Mapcha-chungo near Mansarover in Tibet

In Nepal Manchoo and Karnali and in Uttar Pradesh Saryu and Ghagra

Beyond Chapra in Ganga River

Rapti, Sarda and Choti Gandak

Ayodhya

Ghagra dam

Sharda (Kali River)

From Milap Glacier near Kumaon at North-Eastern border of Tibet

Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh (Kali, Kali Ganga and Choka River)

At River Ghagra Behran Ghat

Dhaya, Lisar Sarya East Ramganga, Our Choka, Dahabar, Suheli

Tanakpur

Sharda dam, Panchesh-war  dam

Gandak

From Dhaulagiri Range Tibet Nepal Border

In Nepal (Saligrami) at the border of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and Bihar plain

In Ganga near Patna

Kaligandak, Trishuli Ganga

Lo Man Thang Jomsom, Beni Kusma Valmiki-Nagar, Devghat, Narayangarh

Barrage near Triveni

Rapti

Rukumkote (Nepal)

North-East Uttar Pradesh

At River Ghagra near Barhas

Karnali Gandak

Gorakhpur

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Kosi

Initially from Drainage of seven channels main channel Arun from Gosaithan at Mt. Everest Milanchi, Bhotia, Saptkosi, Tamba, Likhku, Dudgu, Tambur

Hilly and plain area of Nepal, North-Eastern part of Bihar.

At River Ganga in South-West of Kargola in Bhagal-pur distt.

Soon Kosi, Tamu Kosi, Licchu Kosi, Phud Kosi, Arun Kosi

Biratnagar (Nepal), Purnia, Katihar, Saharsa

A barrage near Hanuman Nagar in Nepal

Chamba

From Janaparhill of Vindhyan Ranges near Mau in Madhya Pradesh

Dhar, Ujjain, Ratlam and Mandsaur distt. And Northern boundary of district Morena and Kota, Bundi and Dholpur, District of Rajasthan

Near Etawah in River Yamuna

Kali Sind,Sipta, Parvati and Banas, Newaj, Chapra, Dudhi

Neemach, Ujjain

Gandhi Sagar, Rana Pratap Sagar, Jawahar Sagar Dam Rajasthan, Kota Barrage

Betwa

From Vindhyan Ranga near Kumra Gao village of Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal Vidisha, Guna, Tikamgarh (M.P.) Lalitpur, Jhansi and Hamirpur (U.P.)

In River Yamuna at Hamirpur

 

Ghasau, Beena

Sanchi Orcha Hamirpur

Matateela (Uttar Pradesh) and Rajghat dam

Ken

Kaimur hills in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh and South Uttar Pradesh

In River Yamuna near Chilla (Banda)

Yamuna

Banda

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Tamsa (South Tonk)

Tamsa Kund water body situated in Kaimur hills

Some part of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar

Beyond Allaha-bad in Ganga

Ganga

Banahara Azamgarh, Akharpur, Mau and Muhammada-bad

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Son (Swarna River)

From Sone-bhadra at Amar-kantaka hills

Sidhi and Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh and Palamau, (Jharkhand) Aurangabad and Bhojpur district of Bihar

At River Ganga Prior to Patna

Mahanadi, Bans, Gopat, Rihand, Kanker, North Koel, Kankar and Ghaghar

Dehri

Irrigation at Indrapuri Near Dehri tributary Baras Barn Sagar dam, Rihand Dam at River Rihand

Damodar (River)

Palamu (Jharkhand)

Jharkhand and West Bengal

At River Hoogly near Phulta

Barakar

Dhanbad, Durgapur

Panchat hill Tilleya, Konar Aiyyar, Burmo and Maithan dam

Brahm-aputra

Brahma- putra

From Kailash Range at the height of 5,150 metre near Mansarovar Lake

Sapoo in Ladhak, Dhiang in Assam Dhiang in Arunachal Pradesh, Brahuma-putra in Assam, and Meghna in Bangladesh

In River Padma (Ganga) near Gwala-ndo

Dibong, Luhit, Seseri, Neecha, Dihang, Swarna Siri, Bhadri, Dhansiri, Bandi, Manas, Sarkos, Dharla, Tista, Burhai, Dihing Dikho, Jhanji and Kulsi Jinjiram

Guwahati and Dibrugarh

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Goda-wari

Goda-wari, Ganga or South Ganga

From Triyabank village at Nasik (Maharash-tra) from a hill situated in South-West

Maharash-tra and Beel lake of Andhra Pradesh then flow to Maharash-tra Plateau, Telangana Plateau, near Palabaram in Eastern Ghat.

In Bay of Bengal Macchli-patanam (A.P.)

Parvar, Purna Manjra, Penganga Benganga, Wardha, Pranchita, Indravati, Maner, Saberi

Nasik, Bhadrach-alam and Nander

Anicut dam near Rajmundri

Krishna

Krishna

From Western Ghat at the height of 1337 metre from Mahabalesh-war

Doab area of Sholapur and Raipur, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

In Bay of Bengal near Vijaiwara

Tungabhadra, Koyna Ghatprabha, Malprabha, Bhima Musi and Munero

Satara Vijai wara

Sri Shallem and Nagarjun dam Dhom dam

Tung-bhadra

With the confluence of Tung and Bhadra Tung emerges from Gangamoal hill (1020 metre high) and Bhadra in Kadur Distt.

Karnataka

In River Krishna near Karnool

Kumudwati, Wardha, Haggri and Hind

Harihar and Karnool

Dam near Mallpuram

Cauvery

Cauvery

Brahamgiri hills (1341 metre high) in Karnataka State

 

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

In Bay of Bengal above Karkol in Tamil Nadu

Harangi Hewati Shimsha, Arkawati, Lacchantirtha, Kavini, Swarnwati, Bhawani, Amrawati and Noel

Trichula pallli

Mettur Dam, Kallanai (Grend Anicut) Dam

Pennar

Pennar

Chenna- Kashev hill (Karnataka)

Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Bay of Bengal

Jaimangli, Kunderu Sangileru, Chitrawati Papagini and Chheyeru

Krishna-patnam

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Narmada

Narmada River (Maikelsuta Shankri or Reva Nam-odas, Sam-odevi)

From Amarkantak (Madhya Pradesh) from the height of 900 metre.

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat

In Arab Sea near Bharooch

Budner, Banjar, Sher Tawa, Kundi, Shakkar, Hiran, Barna, Tindeshi Arra, Hathni Dev and Goi

Omkaresh-war, Jabalpur and Raigarh

Mahesh-war dam Indira Sagar dam Omkaresh-war dam Sarda Sarowar dam, and Ranipur dam on Tributary Tawa.

Tapti

Tapti River

From height of 760 metre near Multai city in district Betul of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat

Gulf of Khambat Girna, Bori, Panjra and Onar

Purna, Batgur, Grina Bori, Panjra and Onar

Surat

Kakarapara dam and Ukai dam

Maha-nadi

Maha-nadi

From the height of 42 metre at Sihawa in Raipur distt. Of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh, Chhattis-garh, Orissa and Jharkhand some part of Maharashtra

At Naraj near Cuttack in the form of two tributaries Katguri and Birupa in Bay of Bengal.

Shivnath, Hasdeo, Mand, Ib, Jonk, Ong Tel, Brahamani, Koel, Shank, Lilagar, Maniyari Surahi, Amner

Kanker, Sambalpur and Cuttack

Hirakud, Tirakpara and Beroj dam

Sabar-mati

Sabar-mati River

Aravali Range Udaipur, Rajasthan

Rajasthan and Gujarat

Gulf of Kambhat

Sei, Hathamati, Vakul Vatrak, and Hernab

Ahmedabad, Gandhi-nagar

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Mahi

Mahi River

Vindhyan Range Gwalior distt. (M.P.)

M.P., Rajasthan and Gujarat

Gulf of Kambhat

Som, Anas and Panam

Dhuvaran

Banbori dam, Kadana dam