Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu and Kashmir has many lakes, rivers, and glaciers. Significant rivers that flow through Jammu & Kashmir from the Himalayas are Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej, Ravi and Indus.[1] These river basins are located at a higher elevation facilitating huge hydro power potential. Major lakes include Manasbal Lake, Dal Lake,Wular Lake, Nageen Lake, Pangong, Tso Moriri, Tso Kar, Spanggur Tso. There are around 1230 water bodies in Jammu & Kashmir.[2]

List of rivers[edit]

Old bridge over Chenab river at Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir
Jhelum River during the summer
Ravi river

The major rivers in Jammu and Kashmir are :

The Indus River near Leh, Ladakh

See also[edit]

Rivers of India


  1. ^ "WRIS geo-visualization map". Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Water Resources Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir". Retrieved 22 August 2017.