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Jamuna River (Bangladesh)

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The Jamuna River (যমুনা Jomuna) is one of the three main rivers of Bangladesh. [1]

42 relations: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Atrai River, Avulsion (river), Bangabandhu Bridge, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Railway, Baral River, Bay of Bengal, Bengali language, Brahmaputra River, Braided river, Chalan Beel, Chandpur District, Dhaka, Distributary, Dominion of India, Goalundo Ghat, Government of West Bengal, Hurasagar River, India, International Rice Research Institute, Jalpaiguri, Jamalpur District, James Rennell, Karatoya River, List of rivers of Bangladesh, Madhupur tract, Mahananda River, Meghna River, Mymensingh, National symbol, Pabna, Padma River, Partition of Bengal (1947), Punarbhaba River, River channel migration, Shoal, Tangail, Teesta River, Waterway, Wet season, 1762 Arakan earthquake.

Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh was established as the Asiatic Society of Pakistan in Dhaka in 1952, and renamed in 1972.

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Atrai River

Atrai River (also spelt as Atreyee) (আত্রাই/আত্রেই নদী) flows in West Bengal and northern parts of Bangladesh.

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Avulsion (river)

In sedimentary geology and fluvial geomorphology, avulsion is the rapid abandonment of a river channel and the formation of a new river channel.

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Bangabandhu Bridge

Bangabandhu Bridge, commonly called the Jamuna Multi-purpose Bridge (যমুনা বহুমুখী সেতু Jomuna Bohumukhi Setu) is a bridge opened in Bangladesh in June 1998.

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Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Bangladesh Railway

Bangladesh Railway (বাংলাদেশ রেলওয়ে) is the state owned rail transport agency of Bangladesh.

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Baral River

Baral (Borhal বড়াল) river is one of the offshoots of the Ganges, starts its journey at Charghat Upazila of Rajshahi District of Bangladesh.

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Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal (Bengali: বঙ্গোপসাগর) is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, bounded on the west and north by India and Bangladesh, and on the east by Myanmar and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).

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Bengali language

Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.

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Brahmaputra River

The Brahmaputra (is one of the major rivers of Asia, a trans-boundary river which flows through China, India and Bangladesh. As such, it is known by various names in the region: Assamese: ব্ৰহ্মপুত্ৰ নদ ('নদ' nôd, masculine form of 'নদী' nôdi "river") Brôhmôputrô; ब्रह्मपुत्र, IAST:; Yarlung Tsangpo;. It is also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra (when referring to the whole river including the stretch within Tibet). The Manas River, which runs through Bhutan, joins it at Jogighopa, in India. It is the ninth largest river in the world by discharge, and the 15th longest. With its origin in the Manasarovar Lake, located on the northern side of the Himalayas in Burang County of Tibet as the Yarlung Tsangpo River, it flows across southern Tibet to break through the Himalayas in great gorges (including the Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon) and into Arunachal Pradesh (India). It flows southwest through the Assam Valley as Brahmaputra and south through Bangladesh as the Jamuna (not to be mistaken with Yamuna of India). In the vast Ganges Delta, it merges with the Padma, the popular name of the river Ganges in Bangladesh, and finally the Meghna and from here it is known as Meghna before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. About long, the Brahmaputra is an important river for irrigation and transportation. The average depth of the river is and maximum depth is. The river is prone to catastrophic flooding in the spring when Himalayas snow melts. The average discharge of the river is about, and floods can reach over. It is a classic example of a braided river and is highly susceptible to channel migration and avulsion. It is also one of the few rivers in the world that exhibit a tidal bore. It is navigable for most of its length. The river drains the Himalaya east of the Indo-Nepal border, south-central portion of the Tibetan plateau above the Ganga basin, south-eastern portion of Tibet, the Patkai-Bum hills, the northern slopes of the Meghalaya hills, the Assam plains, and the northern portion of Bangladesh. The basin, especially south of Tibet, is characterized by high levels of rainfall. Kangchenjunga (8,586 m) is the only peak above 8,000 m, hence is the highest point within the Brahmaputra basin. The Brahmaputra's upper course was long unknown, and its identity with the Yarlung Tsangpo was only established by exploration in 1884–86. This river is often called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra river. The lower reaches are sacred to Hindus. While most rivers on the Indian subcontinent have female names, this river has a rare male name, as it means "son of Brahma" in Sanskrit (putra means "son").

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Braided river

A braided river, or braided channel, consists of a network of river channels separated by small, and often temporary, islands called braid bars or, in British usage, aits or eyots.

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Chalan Beel

Chalan Beel (চলনবিল) is a wetland in Bangladesh.

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Chandpur District

Chandpur (চাঁদপুর জেলা) is a district in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh.

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Dhaka (or; ঢাকা); formerly known as Dacca is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.

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A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel.

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Dominion of India

Between gaining independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947 and the proclamation of a republic on 26 January 1950, India was an independent dominion in the British Commonwealth of Nations with king George VI as its head of state.

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Goalundo Ghat

Goalundo Ghat (also Goalanda and Goalondo) (গোয়ালন্দঘাট) is a small town and pourasabha in Goalandaghat Upazila, Rajbari District, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh, South Asia.

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Government of West Bengal

The Government of West Bengal also known as the State Government of West Bengal, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of West Bengal and its 23 districts.

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Hurasagar River

The Hurasagar River, or Hoorsagar, is a major river of Bengal that formerly flowed into the Ganges, but now joins the Jamuna.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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International Rice Research Institute

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is an international agricultural research and training organization with headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines and offices in seventeen countries with ~1,300 staff.

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Jalpaiguri (Pron: ˌʤælpaɪˈgʊəri) is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Jamalpur District

Jamalpur (জামালপুর জেলা, Jamalpur Jela also Jamalpur Zila) is a district in Bangladesh, part of the Mymensingh Division.

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James Rennell

Major James Rennell, FRS FRSE FRGS (3 December 1742 – 29 March 1830) was an English geographer, historian and a pioneer of oceanography.

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Karatoya River

Karatoya River (also spelt Korotoa River) (করতোয়া নদী.), a small stream in Rajshahi Division of Bangladesh, was once a large and sacred river.

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List of rivers of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a riverine country.

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Madhupur tract

Madhupur tract is a large upland area of 4,244 km² in north central part of Bangladesh, stretching from east of Jamalpur in the north, to Fatullah and Narayanganj, in the south.

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Mahananda River

The Mahananda River (Pron:/ˌməhɑːˈnʌndə or ˌmɑːhəˈnʌndə/) (महानदी, महानन्दा नदी, মহানন্দা নদী) is a trans-boundary river that flows through the Indian states of West Bengal and Bihar, and Bangladesh.

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Meghna River

The Meghna River (মেঘনা নদী) is one of the most important rivers in Bangladesh, one of the three that forms the Ganges Delta, the largest delta on earth, which fans out to the Bay of Bengal.

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National symbol

A national symbol is a symbol of any entity considering itself and manifesting itself to the world as a national community: the sovereign states but also nations and countries in a state of colonial or other dependence, (con)federal integration, or even an ethnocultural community considered a 'nationality' despite having no political autonomy.

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Pabna (পাবনা) is a city of Pabna District, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh and the administrative capital of eponymous Pabna District.

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Padma River

The Padma (পদ্মা ''Pôdda'') is a major river in Bangladesh.

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Partition of Bengal (1947)

The Partition of Bengal in 1947, part of the Partition of India, divided the British Indian province of Bengal based on the Radcliffe Line between India and Pakistan.

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Punarbhaba River

The Punarbhaba (Poonorvoba পুনরভবা নদী) is a river of Bangladesh and West Bengal, of total length about and a width of and a mean depth of It originates from the lowlands of Thakurgaon District of Bangladesh.

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River channel migration

River channel migration is the geomorphological process that involves the lateral migration of an alluvial river channel across its floodplain.

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In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.

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Tangail (টাঙ্গাইল) is a city of Dhaka Division in the central region of Bangladesh 98 km north-west of Dhaka, the capital.

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Teesta River

The Teesta River (or Tista River) is a long river flowing through the Indian states of West Bengal and Sikkim through Bangladesh before emptying to the Bay of Bengal.

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A waterway is any navigable body of water.

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Wet season

The monsoon season, is the time of year when most of a region's average annual rainfall occurs.

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1762 Arakan earthquake

The 1762 Arakan earthquake occurred at about 17:00 local time on 2 April, with an epicentre somewhere on the coast from Chittagong (modern Bangladesh) to Arakan in modern Burma.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamuna_River_(Bangladesh)

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