Enamakkal Lake

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Enamakkal Lake
Location Thrissur District , Kerala
Basin countries India
Surface area 25 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
Settlements Thrissur

Enamakkal Lake is a fresh water lake situated in Enamakkal of Thrissur District in Kerala State, India. The lake covers about 25 square kilometres. On western side of the lake, it is protected by a bund which was the brain child of Sakthan Thampuran. In his letter to the Collector of Malabar in 1802, he proposed a bund to control the salt water. The Keecheri River and Viyyoor River joins Enamakkal Lake.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Political History of Modern Kerala by A. Sreedhara Menon". DC Books. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  2. ^ "Gazetteer Of South India, Volume 1 By W. Francis, Page 362, 363". Mittal Publications. Retrieved 2012-10-18.