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.

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Ramganga

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Ramganga river at Bareilly
Ramganga taken in between the chaukhutia maasi road, 2 km away from Bhatkot towards maasi
picture of Ramganga taken at maasi towards bhikyasen direction

Ramganga is a tributary of the river Ganges, originating in Uttarakhand state, India.

Confluence of the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers to produce the Ganges at Devprayag, India

Confluence

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In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join to form a single channel.

In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join to form a single channel.

Confluence of the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers to produce the Ganges at Devprayag, India
The same confluence viewed from upstream at a different time; note the swirl of sediment from the Alaknanda.
Hydrodynamic features of a river/flume confluence can be separated into six identifiable distinct zones, also called confluence flow zones.
The fountain at Point State Park in Pittsburgh, at the apex of the confluence of the Allegheny (top) and the Monongahela
The White Nile and Blue Nile merge at Khartoum; April 2013 satellite view
The Nam Khan flows into the Mekong at Luang Prabang in Laos
The confluence of the Jialing and the Yangtze in Chongqing. The Yangtze flows left to right across the bottom of the image.
The Seine becomes a single channel at the west end of the Île de la Cité in Paris. The Pont Neuf can be seen.
The Mosel flows into the Rhine at Koblenz.
The triple confluence in Passau; from left to right, the Inn, the Danube, and the Ilz.
Confluence of Oka and Volga rivers
The confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela at Pittsburgh, forming the Ohio
The Ohio flows into the Mississippi at Cairo.
The Rideau Falls in Ottawa, where the Rideau River tumbles into Ottawa River at its mouth.
The confluence of the Rio Negro (black) and the Rio Solimões (turbid) near Manaus, Brazil.
Confluence of canals
This simplified diagram shows how a section of the Industrial Canal in New Orleans also serves as the channel for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet Canal. At the bottom, a portion of the Intracoastal is also shown to be "confluent" with the Mississippi River.

At Devprayag in India, the Ganges River originates at the confluence of the Bhagirathi and the Alaknanda; see images above.

Himachal Pradesh

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State in the northern part of India.

State in the northern part of India.

Bathu ki Ladi Temples, near Maharana Pratap Sagar in Kangra are believed to be constructed by Pandavas
Topographic map of Himachal Pradesh. Most of the state is mountainous.
Tributary of Chandra, Lahaul and Spiti, from Rohtang Pass (elev. 3,980 m, 13,058 ft)
Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi) in Kullu
Black bulbul (Hypsipetes leucocephalus)
High Court of Himachal Pradesh
Town Hall in Shimla
The Mall Road is the central business district of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh's capital city.
Terrace farming is the most common form of agricultural practice in the state.
Apple blossoms in Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Tea gardens in Dharamsala
Paragliding in Bir Billing.
Khirganga is one of the most popular treks in Himachal.
Gaggal Airport
Kalka-Shimla Railway
Kangra Valley Railway
NH 5 in Himachal Pradesh
A man in Kullu, wearing a traditional Himachali cap.
A village in Mandi district
Kibber Village, Spiti
Gaddi nomads
Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital at Shimla
Indian Institute of Advanced Study at Shimla
IIT Mandi campus, Jan '20

Himachal Pradesh provides water to both the Indus and Ganges basins.

Nabadwip PS Map

Nabadwip

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Heritage city in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Heritage city in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Nabadwip PS Map
Old image of Pakatol of Prasanna Chandra Tarkaratna, Nabadwip
Nabadwip Bakultala High School

In the down stream of the river Ganges, the alluvial deposits carried over during its course that starts at the Himalayas, were gradually deposited, forming a new island which is present day's Nabadwip.

The Dhauliganga river tumbling in to meet the Alaknanda River at Vishnuprayag in the Garhwal Himalayas.

Dhauliganga River

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Turbulent Himalayan river which rises in the border regions of India and China and flows south into the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.

Turbulent Himalayan river which rises in the border regions of India and China and flows south into the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.

The Dhauliganga river tumbling in to meet the Alaknanda River at Vishnuprayag in the Garhwal Himalayas.
A map of the headwaters of the Ganges river, showing the Dhauliganga at the top right.
The Dhauliganga river valley shown in a high-resolution map based on detailed surveys
The confluence with the Alaknanda

It joins the Alaknanda, the major source stream of the Ganges river.

Farrukhabad

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City in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

City in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Chauraha showing directions to Panchal ghat

The city is on the banks of river Ganges and is 338 km from the national capital Delhi and 170 km from the state capital Lucknow.

Carved statue in the medieval city of Sirpur

Chhattisgarh

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Landlocked state in Central India.

Landlocked state in Central India.

Carved statue in the medieval city of Sirpur
6th 7th century Bhima Kichak Temple, Malhar Chhattisgarh India - 7
Mantralaya in Naya (New) Raipur
The Mahanadi River, in Chhattisgarh
Achankmar Tiger
Sal- The State Tree of Chhattisgarh
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Bilaspur Junction Railway Station
Raipur Railway Station Entrance
Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur
Districts of Chhattisgarh state in 2020
GEVRA DUMPERS
NTPC Korba Power Plant - panoramio
Amritdhara chirimiri
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School children in Chhattisgarh
Tendu Patta (Leaf) collection in Chhattisgarh, India.
Social Mission Against Blind Faith
Danteshwari Temple is one of the Shakti peethas
A carving in the 10th- or 11th-century Hindu temple of Malhar village. This area, 40 km from Bilaspur, was supposedly a major Buddhist centre in ancient times.
Pandwani
Raut Nacha
Suwa Nacha at Khudmudi Village, Chhattisgarh
Natya Samaroh by IPTA
Red Velvet Mite is used as medicine in traditional healing in Chhattisgarh
Chloroxylon is used for pest management in organic rice cultivation in Chhattisgarh
Medicinal rice of Chhattisgarh used as an immune booster
Aloe vera farming in Chhattisgarh
Herbal farming in Chhattisgarh: Gulbakawali
Herbal farming in Chhattisgarh: Safed Musli with Arhar
Kodo Millet is used as a life saving medicine in Chhattisgarh
Bastar beer prepared from Sulfi
Mineral deposits in the Maikal Hills
Mineral Wealth from Chandidongri

The Rihand River, a tributary of the Ganges, drains this area.

Indus River

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Transboundary river of Asia and a trans-Himalayan river of South and Central Asia.

Transboundary river of Asia and a trans-Himalayan river of South and Central Asia.

The course of the Indus in the disputed Kashmir region; the river flows through Ladakh and Gilgit-Baltistan, administered respectively by India and Pakistan
The major sites of the Indus Valley Civilization fl 2600–1900 BCE in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan
Indus River near Leh, Ladakh
Confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. The Indus is at the left of the picture, flowing left-to-right; the Zanskar, carrying more water, comes in from the top of the picture.
Fishermen on the Indus River, c. 1905
Skyline of Sukkur along the shores of the Indus River
The Indus River near Skardu, in Gilgit–Baltistan.
Affected areas as of 26 August 2010
Lansdowne Bridge and Ayub Bridge connecting the cities of Rohri and Sukkur in Sindh, Pakistan.
Frozen Indus, Near Nyoma
Indus at Skardu
Indus near Dera Ismail Khan

Analysis of sediments from the Arabian Sea has demonstrated that prior to five million years ago the Indus was not connected to these Punjab rivers which instead flowed east into the Ganga and were captured after that time.

Kangchenjunga and surrounding peaks at sunset from ISS, December 2019

Kangchenjunga

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Third highest mountain in the world.

Third highest mountain in the world.

Kangchenjunga and surrounding peaks at sunset from ISS, December 2019
Kangchenjunga map by Garwood, 1903
Southwest (Yalung) face of Kangchenjunga seen from Nepal
Kanchenjunga-north from base camp in Nepal
Painting of Kanchinjínga as seen from the Singalila Ridge by Hermann Schlagintweit, 1855
Sunset on Kangchenjunga, 1905
South face of Kangchenjunga seen from Goecha La, Sikkim at 4940 m
Kangchenjunga seen from Darjeeling War Memorial
A sign board on the last traversable road to Kangchenjunga
First ascent reunion of 1990– front (left to right): Neil Mather, John Angelo Jackson, Charles Evans and Joe Brown and rear (left to right): Tony Streather, Norman Hardie, George Band, and Professor John Clegg.
Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill at dawn
Kanchenjunga as seen from Gangtok, Sikkim
Five Treasures of Snow
Kangchenjunga seen from Tetulia, Panchagarh, Northern Bangladesh.
East face of Kangchenjunga, from near the Zemu Glacier, Sikkim
View of Kangchenjunga as seen from Darjeeling
North face of Kangchenjunga from Pang Pema, Nepal

Kangchenjunga is one of six peaks above 8000 m located in the basin of the Koshi river, which is among the largest tributaries of the Ganges.

Thangka depicting Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash

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6714 m high peak in the Kailash Range (Gangdisê Mountains), which forms part of the Transhimalaya in the Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region of China, close to India and Nepal borders in the South.

6714 m high peak in the Kailash Range (Gangdisê Mountains), which forms part of the Transhimalaya in the Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region of China, close to India and Nepal borders in the South.

Thangka depicting Mount Kailash

The mountain is located near Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal, close to the source of some of the longest Asian rivers: the Indus; Sutlej; Brahmaputra; and Karnali, also known as Ghaghara (a tributary of the Ganges) in India.