Son Beel

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Son Beel
LocationAssam, India
Coordinates24°41′15″N 92°26′35″E / 24.68742°N 92.443085°E / 24.68742; 92.443085Coordinates: 24°41′15″N 92°26′35″E / 24.68742°N 92.443085°E / 24.68742; 92.443085
TypeFreshwater
Basin countriesIndia
Average depth1.5 m (4.9 ft)
Max. depth4.5 m (15 ft)

Son Beel (Pron:Shon Bill)(bill or beel means "lake" in the local Bengali language) is one of the largest lakes in southern Assam in India.[1] It is situated in the Karimganj district, and is the largest wetland in Assam state.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National wetland status for Son Beel". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 10 December 2008. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
  2. ^ "National Wetland Atlas: Assam" (PDF). Ministry of Environment and Forests (India). Retrieved 9 June 2013.