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    Dams and canals were common in the Gangetic plain by the fourth century BCE. The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin has a huge hydroelectric potential, on the order of 200,000 to 250,000 megawatts, nearly half of which could easily be harnessed. As of 1999, India tapped about 12% of the hydroelectric potential of the Ganges and just 1% of the vast ...

    • 1,016,124 km² (392,328 sq mi)
    • Bay of Bengal
  2. The Indo-Gangetic Plain is an alpine piedmont depression, filled with fragmented products from the contiguous Himalayan slopes and covered with old and recent alluvia. The plain has a flat surface, gently descending from a divide (at a height of 270 m) to the Indus and Ganges deltas. The plained relief is broken by protrusions of crystalline ...

  3. Apr 22, 2020 · The Indo-Gangetic Plain, also known as the Indus-Ganga Plain and the North Indian River Plain, is a 630-million-acre (2.5-million km2) fertile plain encompassing northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, including most of northern and eastern India, the eastern parts of Pakistan, virtually all of Bangladesh and …

  4. › en › Ganges_PlainOld maps of Ganges Plain

    Gangetic Hindoostan or the countries occupied by the Ganges and the branches 1 : 7000000 Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835 J. Cary

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