Sadni Falls

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Sadni Falls
Location Rajadera Jharkhand, India
Coordinates 23°17′00″N 84°14′00″E / 23.2833°N 84.2333°E / 23.2833; 84.2333[1]
Type Snake
Elevation 934 metres (3,064 ft)
Total height 60 metres (200 ft)
Watercourse Sankh River

Sadni Falls (also called Sadnighagh Falls) is a waterfall located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Rajadera village in Gumla district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.[2]

The Falls[edit]

The 60 metres (200 ft) falls on the Sankh River is a scarp fall. It is referred to as a snake type falls and is a popular picnic spot.[3][4] Its surroundings are spectacular with hillocks, forests and streams.[5]

History[edit]

Once upon a time, active diamond mines existed at Sadni Falls. These mines yielded many large and fine stones in the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries.[6]

Transport[edit]

It is 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Netarhat.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rajadera, India Page". Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Rajadera". india9. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Jharkhand". Jharkhand Govt. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 
  4. ^ Physical Geography: Hydrosphere By K. Bharatdwaj. Google Books. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 
  5. ^ "Sadani Falls". india9. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 
  6. ^ "History of Diamond mining in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh". Environment and Geology. Retrieved 2010-04-20.