Rivers of India - West Flowing Rivers
Geography
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Rivers of India
The Indus System
The Ganga System
The Brahmaputra system
Rivers of the Peninsula: East flowing
West Flowing Rivers
Inland Drainage

B. West Flowing Rivers in India

  • Narmada River (1057 km) : Has only l/10th part in Gujarat. Rises in Amarkantak Plateau and flows into Gulf of Khambat. It forms the famous Dhuan Dhar Falls near Jabalpur. Main tributaries: Hiran, Burhner, Banjar, Shar, Shakkar, Tawa, etc.
  • Tapti River (724 km) : Rises from Betul distt in MR Also known as twin or handmaid of Narmada. Main tributaries: Purna, Betul, Arunavati, Ganjal, etc.
  • Sabarmati River (416 km) : Rises from Aravallis in Rajasthan.
  • Mahi River (560 km) : Rises from Vindhyas in MR
  • Luni River (450 km) : Rises from Aravallis. Also called Salt River. It is finally lost in the marshy grounds at the head of the Rann of Kuchchh.
  • Sharavati is a west flowing river of the Sahyadris. It forms the famous Jog or Gersoppa or Mahatma Gandhi Falls (289 m), which is the highest waterfall in India.



 

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