Which are the rivers in karnataka
About 43.74 per cent of the Krishna basin lies in the the State. The rivers course for 483 km lies in the State. The Tungabhadra which has a drainage area of 66,237 sq km is the largest and the important of the Krishna\'s tributaries. Its major tributaries are the Bhima, Koyna, Panchaganga, Dudhaganga, Tungabhadra, Hiranyakeshi, Ghataprabha and the Malaprabha. This basin covers 13 districts and about 60 per cent of the geographical area of the State.
Krishna : The river Krishna rises in the Western Ghats, at an altitude of 1,336 metres near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra, flows from west to east for a length of about 1,400 km, through Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The Krishna has a drainage area of about 2.59 lakh sq km. Together with its trihutaries, it flows for about 704 km length in the State.
Ghataprabha : The Ghataprabha river rises in the Western Ghats, at an altitude of S84 metres and tlows eastwards for a length of ...more