Ghataprabha River

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The Ghataprabha (kannada ಘಟಪ್ರಭಾ)river is a tributary of the Krishna River and flows in state of Karnataka, India.


Ghataprabha River originates in the Western Ghats at an altitude of 884 meters and flows eastward for a distance of 283 kilometers before its confluence with the Krishna River at Almatti. The river basin is 8,829 square kilometers wide and stretches across Karnataka and Maharashtra states.

Hiranyakeshi and Markandeya rivers are tributaries of Ghataprabha.


The river is crossed by a suspension bridge near the Gokak Falls. The bridge was constructed in the late 1800s/early 1900s.[1]


  1. ^ David Denenberg. "Suspension Bridges crossing Ghataprabha River". Bridgemeister. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 

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