Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir has many lakes, rivers, and glaciers. Significant rivers that flow through Jammu & Kashmir from the Himalayas are Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej, Ravi and Indus.[1] These river basins are located at a higher elevation facilitating huge hydro power potential. Major lakes include Manasbal Lake, Dal Lake,Wular Lake, Nageen Lake. There are around 1230 water bodies in Jammu & Kashmir.[2]

List of riversEdit

 
Old bridge over Chenab river at Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir
 
Jhelum River during the summer
 
Ravi river

The major rivers in Jammu and Kashmir are :

The Indus River near Leh, Ladakh

See alsoEdit

Rivers of India

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WRIS geo-visualization map". Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Water Resources Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir". Retrieved 22 August 2017.