A report on Ganges

Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
Preparations for cremations on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi], 1903. The dead are being bathed, wrapped in cloth, and covered with wood. The photograph has a caption, "Who dies in the waters of the Ganges obtains heaven."]
Women and children at a bathing ghat on the Ganges in Banares (Varanasi), 1885.
Shiva, as Gangadhara, bearing the Descent of the Ganges, as the goddess Parvati, the sage Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on (circa 1740).
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
The Ganges Canal highlighted in red stretching between its headworks off the Ganges River in Haridwar and its confluences with the Jumna (Yamuna) River in Etawah and with the Ganges in Cawnpore (now Kanpur).
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
Ganges from Space
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
The Ganges at Sultanganj.

Trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh.

- Ganges

146 related topics with Alpha

Overall

Munger Fort

Munger

1 links

Twin city and a Municipal Corporation situated in the Indian state of Bihar.

Twin city and a Municipal Corporation situated in the Indian state of Bihar.

Munger Fort
Kastaharni Ghat
Munger Railway Station

The twin city comprises Munger and Jamalpur situated on the southern bank of the river Ganges.

Gomti River

1 links

The banks of the Gomti in Jaunpur
The Gomti in Sitapur district
Temporary dam stopping the Gomti River for construction on the riverbed
Gomti riverfront, with heavy machinery over the riverbed and floodplain
Gomti riverfront reclaimed riverbed and floodplain

The Gomti, Gumti or Gomati River is a tributary of the Ganges.

Satellite image of Chorabari Glacier showing Mandakini flow

Mandakini River

1 links

Tributary of the Alaknanda River in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Tributary of the Alaknanda River in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Satellite image of Chorabari Glacier showing Mandakini flow
Kedarnath flash floods damaging houses along its banks
Image of collapsed bridge over Mandakini due to erosion of soil

At the end of its course it drains into the Alaknada, which flows into the Ganges.

Arrah

1 links

City and a municipal corporation in Bhojpur district in the Indian state of Bihar.

City and a municipal corporation in Bhojpur district in the Indian state of Bihar.

The Masarh lion, found at the archeological site Masarh
Babur crossing the Son River.
300px
Chhath Celebration at Gangi River
Arrah House
Arrah–Chhapra Bridge
Defence of the Arrah House, 1857 (1858) by William Tayler.
300px

It is the headquarters of Bhojpur district, located near the confluence of the Ganges and Sone rivers, some 24 miles from Danapur and 36 miles from Patna.

Pen-and-ink and wash drawing of the Ganges below the town of Kara, 1803

Kara, Uttar Pradesh

0 links

Pen-and-ink and wash drawing of the Ganges below the town of Kara, 1803

Kara is an old township situated near Sirathu, on the banks of river Ganges, 69 km west of the city of Prayagraj in Kaushambi district in Uttar Pradesh state in India.

Aerial View of Berhampore and the Ganges

Berhampore

2 links

City and a municipality in the state of West Bengal, India.

City and a municipality in the state of West Bengal, India.

Aerial View of Berhampore and the Ganges
Fort at Berhampore, c. 1850
Baharmpur Railway Station, Murshidabad
New Cossimbazar Palace
European Residency Cemetery, late 1600 A.D.
The Dutch graveyard

The city is located approximately 200 km north of Kolkata by road at 24.06667°N, 88.15°W and is situated on the eastern side of the Bhagirathi River, a major distributary of the Ganges which is known as the Hooghly River in its lower reaches.

Godavari River

5 links

Godavari river basin.
Godavari River delta extending into the Bay of Bengal (upper river in image).
Bhadrachalam Temple during 2005 floods
Road Bridge over Godavari River at Bhadrachalam
Gautami personified with Gautama.
Godavari Statue at Gangadwar, worshiped as origin of Godavari, Triambak
Goddess Godavari
Sculpture depicting govu vatsa and gowthama legend about birth of Godavari River
Trimbakeshwar
Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple
Antarvedi temple
Sunset view of Godavari River and bridge from Rajahmundry
Scenic View of Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh
Havelock Bridge on the left and Godavari Arch Bridge on the right
Upper Indiravati power house
Generalized Geological Map of Godavari Drainage Basin
Dried up Godavari exposing flood basalt river bed as seen from the back of Changdev temple in Puntamba
A colonial Map of Yanam showing then course of Godavery river.

The Godavari (IAST: Godāvarī [ɡod̪aːʋəɾiː]) is India's second longest river after the Ganga river and drains into the third largest basin in India, covering about 10% of India's total geographical area.

Kapil Muni Ashram at Gangasagar

Sagar Island

1 links

Kapil Muni Ashram at Gangasagar
Sunset at Gangasagar.
Gangasagar Fair Transit Camp, 2012
Ganga river launch service in Sagar Island

Sagar Island is an island in the Ganges delta, lying on the Continental Shelf of Bay of Bengal about 100 km (54 nautical miles) south of Kolkata.

Gharial

3 links

Crocodilian in the family Gavialidae and among the longest of all living crocodilians.

Crocodilian in the family Gavialidae and among the longest of all living crocodilians.

Young gharial in the breeding center at Kukrail Reserve Forest
Gharials in the Gharial Conservation and Breeding Center at Chitwan National Park
Gharial in a Florida zoo
A miniature illustration of the Baburnama showing a gharial, ca. 1598, National Museum, New Delhi

The gharial once thrived in all the major river systems of the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Indus River in Pakistan, the Ganges in India, the Brahmaputra River in northeastern India and Bangladesh to the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar.

A view of temples on the banks of river Ganges near Laxman Jhula

Rishikesh

3 links

City governed by Rishikesh Municipal Corporation , and a tehsil in Dehradun district of the Indian state Uttarakhand.

City governed by Rishikesh Municipal Corporation , and a tehsil in Dehradun district of the Indian state Uttarakhand.

A view of temples on the banks of river Ganges near Laxman Jhula
Students from around the world undergoing yoga teacher training by the River Ganges at Rishikesh, 2015
Rafting in Rishikesh
View of Rishikesh
Chit chat at bank of River Ganga at Rishikesh
Shiva statue near Parmarth Niketan which was washed away by the 2013 flood on River Ganga
Tera Manzil Temple
A temple in Rishikesh
Ghats by the River Ganges
Ram Jhula Bridge across the Ganges at Muni Ki Reti, built in the 1980s
A Hanuman temple in Rishikesh
Rishikesh Views
laxman jhula bridge

Legends state that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the asura king of Lanka; and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, using two jute ropes at the point where the present 'Lakshman Jhula' (लक्ष्मण झूला) stands today.