TNPSC - Top 10 Most Polluted Rivers in World and Major Rivers of Peninsular India

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Top 10 Most Polluted Rivers in World
(Name of the River and Continent)

Sl. No Name of the River Continent
1 Danube  Europe
2 Rio-Grande North America
3 La Plata  South America
4 Yangtze Kiang Asia
5 Mekong  Asia
6 Salween   Asia
7 Ganga  Asia
8 Indus   Asia
9 Nile  Africa
10 Murray Darling ‎Australia

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Major Rivers of Peninsular India
(Name of the River / Source / Length in Kilometre and Main Tributaries)

Name of the River and Source Length in Kilometre  Main Tributaries
Godavari - Trimbak Plateau (Near Nasik Maharashtra) 1465 Kilo Metre   Manjra, Penganga, Wardha, Wainganga, Indravati, Sabari, Pranhita
Krishna - Near Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra) 1400 Kilo Metre Koyna, Ghataprabha, Malprabha, Bhima, Tungbhadra, Musi, Muneru.
Narmada - Amar Kantak 131 Kilo Metre  Hiran, Orsang, Barna, Kolar, Burhnar, Tawa, Kundi
Mahanadi - Dandakaranya Plateau (Near Raipur) 857 Kilo Metre Mand, Hasdeo, Seonath, Ong, Jonk, Tel
Kaveri - Talai Kaveri 800 Kilo Metre Herangi, Hemavati, Lokpavni, Shimsa, Arkavati, Kabani, Bhavani, Amravathi.
Tapti - Multai in Betul District (Madhya Pradesh) 730 Kilo Metre  Purna, Betul, Patki, Ganjal, Dhatranj, Bokad, Amravathi.

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