Cauvery River

In this article we will discuss Cauvery River

  • Cauvery River
  • Source: The river rises on Brahmagiri Hill of the Western Ghats in southwestern Karnataka.
  • Drainage Basin: It flows in a southeasterly direction through the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, and descends the Eastern Ghats in a series of great falls. Before emptying into the Bay of Bengal south of Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, the river breaks into a large number of distributaries forming a wide delta called the “garden of southern India.”
  • Tributaries: Arkavathi, Hemavathi, Lakshmana Theertha, Shimsa, Kabini and Harangi.

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