Rajsamand Lake

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Rajsamand Lake
Banks Of Rajsamand Lake.jpg
Ghat of Rajsamand lake with pavilions and toranas
Rajsamand Lake is located in Rajasthan
Rajsamand Lake
Rajsamand Lake
LocationRajasthan
Coordinates25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88
Typereservoir
Catchment area196 sq mi (510 km2)
Basin countriesIndia

Rajsamand Lake (also known as Rajsamudra Lake) is a lake near the town of Rajsamand in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Built in the 1660 by Rana Raj Singh, it is approximately 1.75 miles (2.82 km) wide, 4 miles (6.4 km) long and 60 feet (18 m) deep. It was built across the Gomati, Kelwa, and Tali rivers, with a catchment area of approximately 196 sq mi (510 km2).[1]

The lake was used as a seaplane base during World War II.[2]

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  1. ^ "With Rajsamand lake drying up, farmers face an uncertain future". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
  2. ^ "This lake was seaplane base during WW-II". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 May 2020.