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Ghataprabha River

  • 01 Jan 2020
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It is a tributary of Krishna that flows in Karnataka. Ghataprabha has a hydroelectric and irrigational dam at Hidkal.

  • Hidkal Dam is located in Belagavi district in Karnataka. The dam was completed in 1977. To make it multipurpose project a reservoir was also constructed on the dam.
  • Tributaries of Ghataprabha: Hiranyakeshi and Markandeya rivers.
  • Krishna is the second largest river in peninsular India. It rises in the Western Ghats at an altitude of 1337m. near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra.
    • Krishna flows through Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and finally drains into the Bay of Bengal.

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