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Estuaries of India
The estuaries of India are priceless geographical features of Indian geography and also great tourist attractions.
 
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 Estuaries of IndiaThe estuaries of India are some of the geographical features that are not only profitable tourist attractions but also wealthy zones of mineral enrichment. These Indian estuaries usually form at the mouth of the coastal rivers. Baga Creek is a tidal estuary and is located near the town of Baga, in the Indian state of Goa. The Chilka Lake is the largest coastal lake in the Indian state of Orissa, India. The area of this lake is variable; 1165 square kms is the area of the lake in the monsoon season, while 906 square km in the dry season. This lake is surrounded by numerous small islands and is the largest brackish water lake in the country.

Mumbai Harbour also known as the Front Bay is the southern point of the Ulhas River. The northern and narrower part of this Ulhas River estuary is called Thane Creek. Vasai Creek is an estuarine creek, formed in Maharashtra.

(Last Updated on : 18/06/2013)
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