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Which one of the following rivers flows between Satpura and Vidhya ranges?
1. Sabarmati
2. Narmada
3. Machi
4. Tapi

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Narmada

The correct answer is Narmada.

  • Narmada flows westwards through a rift valley between the Vindhyan Range on the north and the Satpura Range on the south.
  • It rises from the Maikala range near Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh, at an elevation of about 1057 m.
  • Narmada is the largest west flowing river of peninsular India.

  • Narmada basin extends over states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Chhattisgarh having an area ~1 Lakh Sq.km.
  • Jabalpur is the only important urban center in the basin.
  • There are several islands in the estuary of the Narmada of which Aliabet is the largest.
  • The major Hydro Power Projects in the basin are Indira Sagar, Sardar Sarovar, Omkareshwar, Bargi & Maheshwar.

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