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Singh and Singh (1997). Quantitative Fluvial Characteristics Of The Jamunia River Basin, Distt. Raipur (M.P.). Journal of Ravishankar University, Vol 10, No. B (Science) 1997 pp. 23-35.
Journal of Ravishankar University, Vol 10, No. B (Science) 1997 pp.
23-35 ISSN 0970-5910
Fluvial Characteristics Of The Jamunia River Basin, Distt. Raipur (M.P.)
R.Singh* and U.C. Singh**
* Department of Geology,'Govt. College of Science,
**School of Studies in Earth Science, Jiwaji University, Gwalior
MS. Received : 23.8.95; Revised : 30.7.96; Accepted : 13.1.97
Abstract. The Quantitative fluvial characteristics of the Jamunia river
basin- has been discussed under linear,
and relief aspects. The above basin is comprised
of two smaller
the Jamunia nala and
Baruan nala sub-basins. The entire
is spread over
laterites, stromatolitic limestone and shales.
The limestones of the
in nature.The available morphometric data ot
investigation are in agreement with Horton's (1945), Strahler (1~52),
in respect of law of stream
and length. The
bifurcation ratio is 3.85
indicates the mature stage of their development. The drainage
density of the
is 0. 13km/km2 which classifies it as low density
and ·coarse texture.
The low value
frequency · (0.405
km/km2) indicates that the
stream flows over flat opography.
The shape parameters
as form factor (0.281 }, Circularity ratio
(o.46), Basin elongation (0.59)
and Lemniscate (1.0), suggests
that the basinrs elongated
Keywords: Drainage. nala. Basin.
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