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In India, the confluence of which of the following rivers forms the Sunderban Delta?
1. Narmada
2. Ganges
3. Godavari
4. Krishna

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Ganges
  • In India, the confluence of the Ganges river forms the Sunderban Delta which is part of the world’s largest delta, is a mangrove forest and a UNESCO's World Heritage Site.
  • The Erondi Sangam is the confluence of the two split streams of the river Narmada at the western tip of the island of Omkar Mandhata before draining through the Gulf of Khambhat into the Arabian Sea.
  • The delta formed by river Godavari is the second largest delta in India at the point of its confluence with the Bay of Bengal. The delta is rich with pilgrimage towns and famous temples accessible from Vedic agrahara and villages.
  • Krishna River rises at Mahabaleswar in district Satara, Maharashtra in the west and meets the Bay of Bengal at Hamasaladeevi in Andhra Pradesh where Krishna Basin extends over an area of 258,948 square kilometres which is nearly 8% of the total geographical area of the country.

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