indus-ganga drainage system

Posted: July 22, 2010 in Uncategorized

Indus drainage system

River Source Length (km)
Indus Near manasarovar lake at 5180 m altitude 2880 (709 in India )
Jhelum Verinag at 4900 m altitude 724
Chenab Bara lacha pass 1180
Ravi Near rohtang pass 725
Beas Near rohtang pass at 4062 m altitude 460
Sutlej Manasarovar – rakas lakes at 4570 m 1450 (1050 km in India)

Ganga drainage system

River Source Length (km)
Ganga Gangotri glacier at 7010 m altitude 2525
Yamuna Yamnotri glacier at 6330 m altitude 1376
Chambal Near mhow 1050
Ramganga Garhwal district at 3110 m altitude 596
Ghaghara Near gurla mandhota peak south of manasarovar 1080
Gandak Tibet – Nepal border at 7620 m altitude 425 in India
kosi Sikkim – Nepal – Tibet himalayas 730 in India
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