Swarnamukhi

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Swarnamukhi
Location
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
RegionRayalaseema
DistrictTirupati
Physical characteristics
SourceTirupati district, Andhra Pradesh, India
 • elevation300m
MouthBay of Bengal, India

Swarnamukhi is a river in southern India. This is an independent river which rises at an elevation of 300 m in the Eastern Ghats ranges near Pakala in Tirupati district and flows through 130 kms towards Bay of Bengal .The holy Hindu temples of Tirumala and Srikalahasti are located in the river basin.[1] It was mentioned as Mogaleru in the works of Dhurjati.

Kalyani Dam with 25 million cubic meters live storage was constructed in 1977 across its tributary Kalyani river.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rangarajan, A. D. (18 November 2015). "Swarnamukhi 'flows' after a decade". The Hindu. Tirupati. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Kalyani Dam D03636". Retrieved 19 July 2015.

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