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Environs of indus and Ganges deltas

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Abstract

Image interpretation coupled with topographical maps and environmental data has led to the conclusion that the web shaped distributaries, west of Kori creek are part of Indus delta system, which has been formed in humid climatic conditions comparable to that of Ganga delta. The present arid climatic conditions in the Indus delta has led to increase in salinity level and is devoid of vegetation. Though morphologically both the Indus and Ganges deltas have similarity but they have vast differences in landuse.

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Correspondence to C. S. Harindranath.

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Harindranath, C.S., Saxena, R.K. Environs of indus and Ganges deltas. J Indian Soc Remote Sens 16, 21–26 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02991873

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Keywords

  • Salinity Level
  • Mangrove Swamp
  • Humid Climatic Condition
  • Salt Waste
  • Ganges Delta