Rama's Bridge


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Rama's Bridge:

see Adam's BridgeAdam's Bridge
or Rama's Bridge
, chain of shoals, c.18 mi (30 km) long, SW Palk Strait, between India and island nation of Sri Lanka. At high tide it is covered by c.4 ft (1.
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Adam's Bridge, also known as Rama's Bridge or Rama Setu, is a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, off the south-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka.
The channel would cut 400 nautical miles (740km) and let vessels travel between India and Sri Lanka, a passage that is now too shallow due to the reefs and shoals of Rama's Bridge.
About 84 per cent of India's 1.1 billion people are Hindus who claim dredging the 104-mile channel would damage what they call Rama's Bridge, a chain of shoals and reefs between India and Sri Lanka.