Dhauliganga

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Chamoli district map

Dhauliganga (धौलीगंगा) is one of the six source streams of the Ganges river. It meets the Alaknanda River at Vishnuprayag at the base of Joshimath mountain in Uttarakhand.

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Course

The 82 km long Dhauliganga rises at an altitude of 5,070 m in the Niti Pass in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. At Raini, 25 km from Joshimath, it is joined by the Rishi Ganga river. The Dhauliganga ends at Vishnuprayag, when it runs into the Alaknanda River. Tapovan, known for its hot sulfur springs, is situated on the banks of the river.[1]

History

धौलीगंगा

विजयेन्द्र कुमार माथुर[2] ने लेख किया है ... 2. धौली = धौलीगंगा (AS, p.469): जिला गढ़वाल (उत्तर प्रदेश): गढ़वाल की एक नदी जो नीतिघाटी में बहती हुई विष्णुप्रयाग में आकर अलकनंदा (गंगा) में मिलती है.

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