The streams within a drainage basin form certain patterns, depending on the slope of land, underlying rock structure as well as the climatic conditions of the area.
Types of Drainage Patterns:
Sunderban Delta: The delta formed by the rivers the Ganga and the Brahmaputra is known as the Sunderban delta.
Majuli is the world’s largest riverine island formed by the Brahmaputra.
Other West flowing rivers: Sabarmati, Mahi, Bharathpuzha and Periyar.
Other east flowing rivers: The Damoder, the Brahmani, the Baitarni and the Subarnrekha.