Why Brahmaputra River takes U turn at Namcha Barwa?

In the Tibetian Himalaya, Namcha Barwa is a mountain peak. On reaching the Namcha Barwa, the Tsangpo -Brahmaputra River takes a U turn and enters India through a gorge in Arunachal Pradesh. Hence, this option is correct.

Why does it take au turn and enter India?

Explanation: The ‘U’ turn is pointed at the beginning of Grand Canyon. Then Dihang merges with “Dibang River” and the “Lohit” river at the tip of the “Assam Valley”, and from here it is called as “Brahmaputra”.

Which river takes a U turn and enters India in Arunachal Pradesh through a George?

“On reaching the Namcha Barwa (7757 m) the river takes a ‘U’ turn and enters India in Arunachal Pradesh through a gorge”.

What is the story behind Brahmaputra River?

In mythological times, Amogha wife of Sage Shantanu had a child by Brahma the creator of the Universe. The child took the form of water. This got the name Brahmaputra or Son of Brahma. To Parashurama’s great relief, the axe came lose and the blood from the axe was washed off, leaving a reddish tinge in the river.

Where is River turn U Brahmaputra?

The river Brahmaputra travels 2880 km from its origin in the young Himalayan range through the Tibet and India and finally merges with the sea in Bangladesh. In India, it spreads over states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim. It takes a sharp u-turn bend from Namcha Barwa peak.

What is Syntaxial Bend?

Syntaxis/ Syntaxial bends: The gently arching ranges of the Himalayan mountains on their Western and Eastern extremities are sharply bent southward in deep Knee-bend flexures that are called syntaxial bends. The western point is situated south of the Pamir where the Karakoram meets the Hindu Kush.

Which river is called the Dihang when it enters India in Arunachal Pradesh *?

The river Brahmaputra extends till the Arunachal Pradesh, then Assam and finally Bangladesh.

Is Krishna river male or female?

A meme which says ‘a male river (Krishna) is silently flowing through four states whereas a female river (Kaveri) is making a lot of noise between two states’, brings a smile over the whole tension.

Which river has the largest river basin in the world?

The Amazon River
The Amazon Basin, in northern South America, is the largest in the world. The Amazon River and all of its tributaries drain an area more than 7 million square kilometers (about 3 million square miles).

What is the total length of river Ganga?

2,510 km

Where does the Brahmaputra River begin and end?

Brahmaputra River, major river of Central and South Asia. It flows some 1,800 miles (2,900 km) from its source in the Himalayas to its confluence with the Ganges (Ganga) River, after which the mingled waters of the two rivers empty into the Bay of Bengal. Along its course the Brahmaputra passes

Is the Indus River sudden U-turn of a river?

It is not a sudden U-turn of a river. Perhaps you may be knowing that the Indian Sub-continent has two syntaxial bends at its northern extremity – in the NW it is around the Nanga Parbat Peak with deep entrenched Indus River hair pin bend and in the NE it is around Namcha Barwa Peak with deep entrenched Brahmaputra River hair pin bend.

Where does the Yarlung Tsangpo River start and end?

However, further studies proved that the actual source is the Angsi Glacier, which is situated on the northern edge of the Himalayas. While flowing within the boundaries of Tibet, which is an autonomous region of China, the river is referred to as the Yarlung Tsangpo.

Where does the river Ganges flow into the Bay of Bengal?

In the vast Ganges Delta, it merges with the Padma, the popular name of the river Ganges in Bangladesh, and finally, after merging with Padma, it becomes the Meghna and from here, it flows as Meghna river before emptying into the Bay of Bengal.