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Life is crazy, nothing surprises me Love rivers, born in drought crave for green.
Dec 21, 2021 6 tweets 6 min read
#Sambhar lake, a Ramsar wetland is the largest salt water inland lake in #India. This 230sqkm area lake located in borders of 3 districts in #Rajasthan. Sambhar lake is center of migratory birds incl flamingos. Due to manmade disaster, known as deathbed for Migratory birds 1/n ImageImageImageImage #Rajasthan has numerous salt water lakes like Pachpadra, Sambhar, Didwana, Kanod, Lawan & Thob in Thar desert. Sambhar lake has a catchment of 7560sqkm. It is a endorheic basin with no outlet. Important river sources are Mendha(3600sqkm), Rupangarh(625sqkm), Kharian & Khandel 2/n ImageImage
Dec 12, 2021 14 tweets 7 min read
Many who visited #Rameswaram would have noticed northern coastal parts of Island(Palk bay named after Robert Palk) do not have waves but southern parts(Gulf of Mannar) has waves. Why.?, It is all geography.
It is one of the unique geographical feature in #TamilNadu #India 1/n Palk Bay is a closed shallow sea(like a costal Lagoon) with ~15000sqkm area. In the east, it has - #SriLanka, west - #TamilNadu, North west - Cauvery delta, North east - Bay of Bengal (Palk strait-sea opening), South - Rameswaram island, Adam's bridge sand bar & sea openings 2/n ImageImage
Dec 11, 2021 14 tweets 12 min read
Every mountain has its own unique characteristics. Let us see, 20 unique facts about #Nilgiri district in #TamilNadu.
#Ooty #Kotagiri #Coonoor #Gudalur #Cauvery #Chaliyar
1.#Nilgiri hill has triangular shape with each side facing a different direction, influencing the weather 1/n 2. Nilgiri could also be divided into three region based on main monsoon and rainfall period.
3. West-South West Nilgiris dt gets main rainfall in #SouthWestMonsoon during summer. Places like Devala, OValley, Upper Bhavani, Avalanche, Glenmorgan, Naduvattam, Gudalur.etc 2/n