Jun 18, 2024, 12:51 PM IST

8 deepest rivers of India

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Indus River: Known for its deep gorges in certain sections, though it primarily flows through Pakistan, it originates in Tibet and has significant depth in its upper reaches.

Brahmaputra River: Particularly deep in its upper reaches in Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh, it flows through Assam and Bangladesh, creating deep gorges in some stretches.

Ganges River: One of the most sacred rivers in India, it has deep sections especially in the Himalayan regions before it enters the plains.

Yamuna River: A major tributary of the Ganges, it originates in the Yamunotri Glacier and has deep sections in the Himalayan foothills.

Godavari River: The second longest river in India, it originates in Maharashtra and has deep sections in the Western Ghats before it flows into the Bay of Bengal.

Narmada River: Known for its marble rocks and deep gorges, it flows through Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Krishna River: Another major river in South India, it has deep sections as it flows through Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh.

Mahanadi River: A significant river in Eastern India, it flows through Chhattisgarh and Odisha, with some deep sections in the Eastern Ghats.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports