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date: 18 July 2019

Ganges River  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Tirtho BANERJEETirtho BANERJEE

The Ganges, or Ganga, River begins in the western Himalaya along the Tibetan border in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and flows southeast across the Gangetic Plain of northern India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. The Ganges basin is also drained by parts of Nepal and China. A sacred river for Hindus, the Ganges suffers from intensive pollution and other environmental threats. ...

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