Dams And Lakes In India Important Facts

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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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