write about Yamuna river ?
write abot bramphutra river syatem an its tributaries


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Yamuna river:
  • Yamuna is the biggest tributary of the Ganges (also known as Ganga) in Northern India.
  • It has its source in Yamunotri Glacier at an elevation of 6,387 meters on the southwestern sides of Banderpooch crests in the lower Himalayan ranges.
  • The river passes through many states such as Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, going across Himachal Pradesh  and Delhi.
  • The Yamuna also forms natural state boundaries between the states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, and also amid the states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. 
  • Important tributaries are Tons river, Hindon river, Ken river and Chambal river.
  • Yamuna is home to the Asian Elephant.

Brahmaputra River System:
1. Its origin is in Tibet. The Brahmaputra basin covers an area of 5,80,000 Sq. Km of which 1,94,413 Sq. Km falls in India.
2. It flows from West to East  and parallel to the Himalayas .
3. It enters India through Arunanchal Pradesh after taking a U-turn at Namcha Barwa.
4. It is called Dihang in Arunanchal Pradesh and is joined by tributaries such as the Lohit and the Dibang.These together form the Brahmaputra in Assam.
5. Brahmaputra creates many riverine islands
6. It is a flood prone system because of the huge deposits of silt on its bed.
7. Tributaries of brahmaputra river system are: Lohit, Beki, Bhogdoi, Dihing, Dibang, Lohit, Manas, Pengbo, Teesta river etc.


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