the river system of an area.
THE AREA DRAINED
BY A SINGLE RIVER
SYSTEM IS CALLED
DRAINAGE BASIN
 The Himalayan river system
 They are Perennial. They have
water throughout the year.
 They receive their water form
ra...
A river along with its
tributaries is known
as river system
 The Indus flows through Baltistan and Gilgit and emerges
from the mountains at Attock .
 The Indus has a length of 2900...
THE COURSE OF THE
RIVER
 It rises in Tibet east of Mansarovar lake.
 It flows eastwards parallel to the Himalayas.
On reaching the Namcha Barwa ...
 Every year during the rainy season , the river
overflows its banks , causing widespread
devastsation due to floods in As...
The Course Of The
River Ganga  The headwaters of the
Ganga, called the Bhagirathi is fed
by the Gangotri Glacier and
join...
The river Yamuna rises
from the Yamunotri
Glacier in the Himalayas
. It flows parallel to the
Ganga and as a right
bank tr...
 The Narmada rises in the
Amarkantak hill in
Madhya Pradesh.It flows
towards west in a rift
valley formed due to
faulting...
 It is known as the Dakshin ganga because of its
length and the area it covers.
 It is the largest PENINSULAR river.
 I...
 It rises near
Mahabeleshwar and
flows for about 1400 km
and reaches the Bay of
Bengal.
 The Drainge basin is
shared by ...
The Tapi rises in the Satpura
ranges in the Betul districts of
Madhya Pradesh.
It flows in a rift valley parallel
to river...
The Mahanadi rises in the highlands
of Chattisgarh. It flows through
Orissa to reach the bay of Bengal. the
length of the ...
The Kaveri rises in the
Brahmagiri range of the western
ghats and it reaches the Bay of
Bengal in south of Cuddalore , in
...
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  1. 1. the river system of an area. THE AREA DRAINED BY A SINGLE RIVER SYSTEM IS CALLED DRAINAGE BASIN
  2. 2.  The Himalayan river system  They are Perennial. They have water throughout the year.  They receive their water form rain as well as melted snow for the mountains.  The major rivers the Indus, the Brahmaputra and Ganga.  The rivers are long and have large volume of water.  They cover a large land area.  They perform intensive erosional activity form meanders, ox-bow lake, and delta.  The Peninsular river system.  They are seasonal and their flow is dependent on rainfall.  Some of the rivers such as Narmada and Tapi originate in the Central highlands and westward but most for eastwards and drain into the Bay of Bengal  They are short, and cover a comparatively short distance.  They are seasonal rivers as they are drained by rains
  3. 3. A river along with its tributaries is known as river system
  4. 4.  The Indus flows through Baltistan and Gilgit and emerges from the mountains at Attock .  The Indus has a length of 2900 km which makes it one of the longest rivers  Over a third of the Indus basin is located in India in the states of Jammu and Kashmir , Himachal Pradesh ,and Punjab and the rest in Pakistan
  5. 5. THE COURSE OF THE RIVER
  6. 6.  It rises in Tibet east of Mansarovar lake.  It flows eastwards parallel to the Himalayas. On reaching the Namcha Barwa it takes a U turn and enters India in ARUNACHAL PRADESH through a gorge. Here it called Dihang. It is joined by the Dibang , the Lohit ,and many other tributaries to form the Brahmaputra in Assam  In Tibet it carries a smaller volume of water and silt as it is a cold and a dry area.  I t passed the entire of Assam and form riverine islands
  7. 7.  Every year during the rainy season , the river overflows its banks , causing widespread devastsation due to floods in Assam and Bangladesh . Unlike other north Indian rivers the Brahmaputra is marked by huge deposit of silt on its bed causing the river bed to rise . The river also shifts its channel frequently
  8. 8. The Course Of The River Ganga  The headwaters of the Ganga, called the Bhagirathi is fed by the Gangotri Glacier and joined the Alaknanda at Devpryag in uttarkhand.  At Haridwar the Ganga emerges from the mountains on the the plains.  The Ganga is joined by many tributaries from Himalayas a few of them being major rivers such as the Yamuna, the Ghaghara the Gandak and Kosi
  9. 9. The river Yamuna rises from the Yamunotri Glacier in the Himalayas . It flows parallel to the Ganga and as a right bank tributary meets ganga at Allahabad . The Ghagra, the Gandak , and the Kosi rise in the Nepal Himalaya .The main tributaries from the peninsular uplands are the chambal,the betwa and the son . These rise from semi arid areas, have short courses and do not carry much water in them  The ganga flows eastwards till Farakka in west bengal . This is the northern most point of the ganga delta . The length of ganga is over 2500km , Ambala is located on the water divide between the Indus and the ganga river systems .  The plains from Ambala to the Sunderban stretch over nearly 1800km
  10. 10.  The Narmada rises in the Amarkantak hill in Madhya Pradesh.It flows towards west in a rift valley formed due to faulting .  The Marble rocks near Jabalpur; the river flows through a deep gorge.  The Dhuadhar falls are great attractions in the Narmada Basin  The narmada basin covers parts of madhya pradesh and gujarat
  11. 11.  It is known as the Dakshin ganga because of its length and the area it covers.  It is the largest PENINSULAR river.  It rises in the slopes of the Western Ghats in the Nasik district and drains into the Bay of Bengal.  It drainage basin covers parts of Maharashtra Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh.  It tributaries are Purna, the Waedha, pranhita, the Manjra, the Waiganga and Penganga  Its length is about 1500km  It drains into the Bay of Bengal . Its drainage basin is also the largest among the peninsular rivers .
  12. 12.  It rises near Mahabeleshwar and flows for about 1400 km and reaches the Bay of Bengal.  The Drainge basin is shared by Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.  The tungabhadra , the koyana ,the ghatprabha , the musi, tribut and the bhima are some of its tributaries
  13. 13. The Tapi rises in the Satpura ranges in the Betul districts of Madhya Pradesh. It flows in a rift valley parallel to river Narmada. Basin covers parts of madhya pradesh ,gujarat, and maharashtra. The main west flowing rivers are sabarmati, mahi, bharatpuzha and periyar.
  14. 14. The Mahanadi rises in the highlands of Chattisgarh. It flows through Orissa to reach the bay of Bengal. the length of the river is 860 km . Its drainage basin is shared by Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa
  15. 15. The Kaveri rises in the Brahmagiri range of the western ghats and it reaches the Bay of Bengal in south of Cuddalore , in Tamil nadu . Total length of the river is 760 km .Its main Tributaries are Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati, an d Kabini . Its basin drains parts of karnataka, kearla and tamil nadu
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