Rivers

Consider the following pairs of Wetlands and Confluence of rivers:

  • 1. Harike Wetlands: Beas and Satluj/Sutlej
  • 2. Keoladeo Ghana National Park: Banas and Chambal
  • 3. Kolleru Lake: Confluence of Musi and Krishna

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. 2 and 3 only
  2. 1, 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1 only

Answer

Harike Wetlands and the lake were formed by constructing the headworks across the Sutlej river. The headworks is located downstream of the confluence of the Beas and Sutlej river.

Keoladeo Ghana National Park is formed by confluence of Gambira and Banganga rivers.

Kolleru Lake is confluence of Godavari and Krishna.

The correct option is D.