Category: Geography of India

Peninsular Rivers System

peninsular rivers godavari bhima river luni tapi Peninsula rivers are much older river than Himalayan rivers They are discordant rivers They are non-perennial rivers Peninsular rivers have reached a mature stage and their vertical downcutting is negligible Rivers are characterized by broad and shallow valleys. Most of Rivers banks have gentle slopes The Western Ghats

Ganga, Indus & Brahmaputra – Himalayan Rivers

Ganga river Brahmaputra Indus Chambal Drainage Systems Based on Origin Himalayan Rivers Those are Perennial rivers Indus, the Ganga, the Brahmaputra, and their tributaries.   Peninsular Rivers Those are Non–Perennial rivers Mahanadi, the Godavari, the Krishna, the Cauvery, the Narmada, and the Tapi and their tributaries.     Drainage Systems Based on Orientation to the