Dams And Lakes In India Important Facts

Dams And Lakes In India Important Facts

Dams And Lakes In India

Dams And Lakes In India Important Facts GK Study Materials

Chilka Lake:

  • It is located in the state of Odisha.
  • It is the largest Coastal Lake in India.
  • The lake was formed due to the silting action of Mahanadi River.

Dal Lake:

  • It is the famous lake located in Srinagar.

Kolleru Lake:

  • It is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • It is located between the deltas of the Krishna and Godavari rivers.
  • The lake was an important habitat for migratory birds like Spot-billed Pelicans.
  • It is the largest fresh water lake of India.
  • Kolleru Lake was declared a wetland of international importance under Ramsar convention in the year 2002.

Lotak Lake:

  • It is located in the state of Manipur
  • It is the largest fresh water lake in North-East India.
  • It is also known as only “Floating Islands Lake” in the world.
  • India’s first floating elementary school named Lotak Elementary Floating School was established on Lotak lake

Pulicat Lake:

  • It lies on the borders of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

Sambhar Lake:

  • It is the largest salt water lake in India.
  • It is situated in the state of Rajasthan
  • This is lake is an important habitat for migratory Siberian birds

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