Lodh Falls

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Lodh Falls
Location Latehar district, Jharkhand. India
Type Tiered
Total height 143 metres (469 ft)
Watercourse Burha River

The Lodh Falls (also known as Burhaghaugh Falls) is a waterfall in Latehar district of Palamu division in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is the highest waterfall in Jharkhand and the 21st highest waterfall in India.[1]

Waterfall[edit]

It is located on the Burha River, deep in the forest of the Chota Nagpur Plateau.[2] The Lodh Falls is a tiered waterfall with multiple distinct drops in relatively close succession. It is 143 metres (469 ft) high.[3] The thundering sound of the fall is audible even 10 km from it.[4]

The Lodh Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving risie to a waterfall.[5]

It is 200 km from ranchi, and 70 km from Netarhat,

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "Jharkhand". Retrieved 2006-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Lodh Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2006-11-12. 
  4. ^ "Netarhat Introduction". Netarhat Travelite. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  5. ^ A.Z.Bukhari. "Encyclopedia of nature of geography". p. 110. Google books. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 

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