Rivers and Riverine Landscape in North East India

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Concept Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2006 - Rivers - 175 pages
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The contributors deal with the various problems and prospects of the north-eastern rivers as well as progress made by them in the physical, social and cultural aspects of the region. They also make indepth study of some individual rivers and their tributaries, highlighting their historical, physical, cultural and economic significance.
 

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Contents

List of Contributors
11
Valuing the River
27
Hydro Power Potential of the River Systems
35
Brahmaputra River and Prospective
75
Steamer Ghats Ferry Ghats of Brahmaputra
85
Impact on Agricultural
96
The Giant Confluence Zone of Lohit Dibang
105
Streams of Shillong An Ecological Overview
118
Urban i sation and the Streams of Shi 1 long
128
River Umiam and its Role in Hydroelectricity
134
Geomorphological Characteristics of the Imphal
141
Behavioural Pattern and their
163
Index
169
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