Geography

Compare the east flowing and the west flowing rivers of the Peninsular plateau.


SOLUTION
East Flowing Rivers
West Flowing Rivers
  • Major rivers flowing eastwards: Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri.
  • Only two long rivers flow westwards: Narmada, Tapi.
  • These rivers drain in the Bay of Bengal.
  • These rivers drain in the Arabian sea.
  • Carry greater amount of sediments, so form deltas at their mouths.
  • Carry lesser amount of sediments, so form estuaries at their mouths
  • Greater number of tributaries.
  • Lesser number of tributaries
  • These rivers flow not through very  deep canals.
  • These rivers flow in troughs.

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