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15 Aug 2020

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 Lakes in Assam
Geography, India Geography, Lakes in India

 Lakes in Assam 

Lakes in Assam: The list of lakes in Assam: Famous lakes of Assam 1. Chandubi Lake:
  • It is a natural lake born after the earthquake in the year of 1987.
  • Spread over around 2000 hectors of land.
  • Located at the Kamrup district of Assam at the foothills of Garo hills; 65 km from Guwahati.
  • Calm and peaceful lake surrounded by green forests, tea gardens and villages.
  • Best for natural sightseeing and picnic.
  • Migratory birds visit the lake in the winter season.
  2. Dighalipukhuri:
  • Rectangular, man-made (artificial) lake built during the reign of Ahom dynasty.
  • Located in the Guwahati city of Assam amidst colorful gardens and rich vegetation
  • About 700 meters long.
  • Offers recreations activities like boat rowing matches, boat riding and more.
  3. Son Beel:
  • Largest wetland in Assam and second largest seasonal wetland in Asia.
  • Located in the Karimganj district of Assam in India.
  • Also known as Shon Bill.
  • Located in the Karimganj district of the Assam state of India.
  • Used for rice cultivation when water level is low, e.g. during winter till March.
  • Famous for fishery; provides various types of fishes including Bhujia fish which is the specialty of this lake.
  4. Dipor Beel:
  • Freshwater lake located in the Kamrup district of Assam.
  • It is fed by Kalmani and Basistha Rivers.
  • A wide range of medicinal plants, aquarium plants and orchids are found on the banks of this lake.
  • Fishing destination for fishermen.
  5. Haflong Lake:
  • Located in the centre of Haflong town in Assam state of India.
  • Perfect spot to sit by sparkling lake and enjoy blue backdrop of the sky.
  • Offers water sporting games and activities and is a perfect angling spot for fishing lovers.
  • Protected by Dima Hasao Tourist Forest Department and Dima Hasao Autonomous Council.
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