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Candidates preparing for government exams such as UPSC,SSC, and other competitive exams will find the list of indian rivers useful in their preparation
Here is the complete list of Indian rivers being provided.

DRAINAGE

Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of a surface’s water and sub-surface water from an area with excess of water.

The flow of water through well-defined channels is known as drainage and the network of such channels is known as drainage system.

The drainage pattern of an area is the result of the geological time period, nature, and structure of rocks, topography, slope, etc.

DRAINAGE PATTERN

Here is the List of Major Drainage Patterns

  1. Dendritic – A drainage pattern which looks like tree branches with lots of twigs is known as Dendritic drainage pattern. For example, the rivers of northern plain.
  2. Radial – Radial drainage patterns form when rivers originate from a hill and flow in all directions. For example, the rivers originating from the Amarkantak.
  3. Centripetal – Centripetal drainage pattern is formed when rivers discharge their waters from all directions into a lake or a depression. For example, Loktak lake in Manipur.
  4. Trellis – Trellis drainage pattern is formed when the primary tributaries of main rivers flow parallel to each other and secondary tributaries join them at right angles. For example, rivers in the upper part of the Himalayan region

Drainage Systems Based on Origin

The Himalayan Rivers: Perennial rivers: Indus, the Ganga, the Brahmaputra and their tributaries.


The Peninsular Rivers: Non-Perennial rivers: Mahanadi, the Godavari, the Krishna, the Cauvery, the Narmada and the Tapi and their tributaries.

MAJOR RIVER SYSTEM IN INDIA

  • Indus River System
  • Brahmaputra River System
  • Ganga River System

  • Godavari River System
  • Krishna River System
  • Cauvery River System
  • Mahanadi River System

  • Narmada River System
  • Tapti River System

LIST OF INDIAN RIVERS

List of Indian Rivers – Map Representation

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