|Table of contents
|What is Drainage?
|The Himalayan Rivers
|The Peninsular Rivers
|Role of Rivers in the Economy
‘Drainage’ is a term signifying the river system of an area.
Originating in the Brahmagiri range of the Western Ghats, the Kaveri reaches the Bay of Bengal at Kaveripatnam, sharing its basin with Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
|1. What is the importance of drainage systems?
|2. What are the main rivers in the Himalayan region?
|3. How are peninsular rivers different from Himalayan rivers?
|4. What is the role of lakes in the ecosystem?
|5. How do rivers contribute to the economy?