Satluj River

  • Satluj River rises from the Mansarovar – Rakas Lake near Darma Pass in western Tibet, where it is also known as Langcher Khambab.
  • In Nari Khorasan province of Tibet, it has created an extraordinary canyon.
  • It is joined by the Spiti River at Namgia near the Shipki La.
  • Before entering the Punjab Plain, it cuts a gorge in Naina Devi Dhar (Bhakra Dam has been constructed here).
  • It enters the plain at Rupnagar (Ropar) and is joined by the Beas at Harike.
  • From near Ferozepur to Fazilka, it forms the boundary between India and Pakistan for nearly 120km.
  • It joins the Indus a few kilometres above Mithankot.

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