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Damodar

(dä`mōdär), river, 370 mi (595 km) long, rising in Jharkhand state, E India, and flowing SE through West Bengal state to join the Hugli River below Kolkata (Calcutta). Its dams supply hydroelectric power for one of India's most significant mining districts and extensive irrigation for agricultural concerns in the region.

Damodar

 

a river in India, in the states of Bihar and West Bengal. Length, approximately 580 km. Its source is on the Chotanagpur Plateau. The middle and lower reaches of the Damodar are on the Indo-Ganges plain. The river empties into the Hooghly River, a right branch of the Ganges delta. Its main tributary is the Barakar River, which enters it from the left. The Damodar overflows its banks in the summer and fall, sometimes with catastrophic floods. It is navigable in its lower reaches. The largest hydropower system in India—the Damodar Hydropower System—is located in the Damodar basin.

Damodar

a river in NE India, rising in Jharkhand and flowing east through West Bengal to the Hooghly River: the Damodar Valley is an important centre of heavy industry.
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