Composite river basins - Land & the people
Q. Which of the following is / are composite river basins?
1) Godavari-Krishna river basin
3) Subarnarekha and Baitarani
4) Luni- Published on 06 Aug 15
a. Only 1 and 2
b. Only 3 and 4
c. Only 3
d. All of the above
ANSWER: Only 3 and 4
There are 8 composite river basins – Rivers between Subarnarekha-Baitarani; east flowing rivers between Mahanadi and Pennar; east flowing rivers between Kanyakumari and Pennar; Inland drainage of Rajasthan desert; west flowing rivers of Kutchh and Saurashtra including Luni; west flowing rivers between Tapi to Tadri; west flowing rivers between Kanyakumari to Tadri; Minor rivers draining into Myanmar and Bangladesh.