Geography

Which one amongst the following rivers flows through a rift valley?


ANSWER

Tapi


SOLUTION
  • The Tapi River (or Tapti) flows in central India from east to west, between the Godavari and Narmada rivers. It flows through Surat, and is crossed by the Magdalla ONGC Bridge.
  • The other rivers which flow through rift valley include Damodar River in Chota Nagpur Plateau and Tapti.

  • api river is one of the major rivers in India. The total length of the Tapi river is approximately around 724 km.
  •  It flows in the central part of India. The river originates from the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in the Satpura range at an elevation of 752 meter above the sea level.
  •  The states through which the Tapi river flows include Maharashtra, Gujrat and Madhya Pradesh. Apart from the Narmada river, 
  • Tapi is the only river which flows in the westward direction and merges into the Arabian Sea.
  • The Tapi basin extends to the total area of 65, 145 sq km, which is approximately 2.0% of the total geographical area of India.
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