cooum river and the nearby elambore river or north river , which flows into the cooum at its mouth, were running very close to each other near the former central jail area opposite chennai central. during floods, both the watercourses inundated the whole area. in the 1700s, the two rivers were linked by a cut to equalise the floods in both the .
a 670-m-long two-lane bridge is constructed on the creek by the highway department at a cost of ₹ 560 million, connecting ennore high road off the coastline with north chennai thermal power station at the northern end of the creek, with approach roads for about 1.7 km on either side of the ennore high road and near the thermal power station.
kanchipuram is located at , 72 km 45 mi south-west of chennai on the banks of the vegavathi river, a tributary of the palar river. the city covers an area of 11.6 km 2 4.5 sq mi and has an elevation of 83.2 m 273 ft above sea level.
by another definition, in terms of particle size as used by geologists, sand particles range in diameter from 0.0625 mm or 1⁄16 mm to 2 mm. an individual particle in this range size is termed a sand grain. sand grains are between gravel with particles ranging from 2 mm up to 64 mm by the latter system,.
arignar anna zoological park abbreviated aazp , also known as the vandalur zoo, is a zoological garden located in vandalur, is in the southwestern part of chennai, tamil nadu, about 31 kilometres 19 mi from the chennai central and 15 kilometres 9.3 mi from chennai airport.established in 1855, it is the first public zoo in india. it is affiliated with the central zoo authority of india.
sand is a granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. it is defined by size, being finer than gravel and coarser than silt. sand can also refer to a textural class of soil or soil type; i.e., a soil containing more than 85 percent sand-sized particles by mass.
ennore creek is a backwater located in ennore, chennai along the coromandel coast of the bay of bengal.it is located in the zone comprising lagoons with salt marshes and backwaters, submerged under water during high tide and forming an arm of the sea with the opening to the bay of bengal at the creek.
chennai port, formerly known as madras port, is the second largest container port of india, behind mumbai's nhava sheva.the port is the largest one in the bay of bengal.it is the third-oldest port among the 13 major ports of india with official port operations beginning in 1881, although maritime trade started much earlier in 1639 on the undeveloped shore.
marina beach is a natural urban beach in chennai, tamil nadu, india, along the bay of bengal. the beach runs from near fort st. george in the north to foreshore estate in the south, a distance of 6.0 km, making it the longest natural urban beach in the country. the marina is primarily sandy, unlike the short, rocky formations that make up the juhu beach in mumbai. the average width of the beach is 300 m and the width at the widest stretch is 437 m. bathing and swimming at the marina beach are le
sithalapakkam is a residential locality of south chennai, india. it is about 3 km away from medavakkam. sithalapakkam is surrounded by two lakes and a hill. some portion of this hill is cutout for sand and stone. wild birds can be seen at sithalapakkam. though some buildings have erupted in the region, most of sithalapakkam has tar or concrete .
bhubaneswar stands near the ruins of sisupalgarh, the ancient capital of the erstwhile province of kalinga. dhauli, near bhubaneswar was the site of the kalinga war c. 262-261 bce , in which the mauryan emperor ashoka invaded and annexed kalinga. one of the most complete edicts of the mauryan emperor, ashoka, dating from between 272–236 bce, remains carved in rock 8 kilometres 5.0 mi to .
tholkappia poonga or adyar eco park also known as adyar poonga is an ecological park set up by the government of tamil nadu in the adyar estuary area of chennai, india.according to the government, the project, conceived based on the master plan for the restoration of the vegetation of the freshwater eco-systems of the coromandel coast, especially the fragile eco-system of the adyar estuary .
chennai / ˈ tʃ ɛ n aɪ / , tamil: t͡ʃenːai , also known as madras / m ə ˈ d r ɑː s / or /-ˈ d r æ s /, the official name until 1996 , is the capital of the indian state of tamil nadu. located on the coromandel coast off the bay of bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south india.
it is a medium-sized community located about 20 kilometres 12 mi from the vellore city center from vellore fort and also ranipet is a part of vellore metropolitan area and 100 kilometres 62 mi from chennai, the fourth largest urban area in india. it is a major industrial town located on nh 4 chennai-bangalore highway. this town is on the .
triplicane, also known as thiruvallikeni, is one of the oldest neighbourhoods of chennai, india.it is situated on the bay of bengal coast and about 0.5 km 0.31 mi from fort st george.the average elevation of the neighbourhood is 14 metres above sea level.. along with mylapore and the surrounding regions, triplicane is historically much older than the city of chennai itself, with a mention in .
another statement in the lead section says chennai accounts for 60 per cent of the country's automotive exports and sources are 10, 11 and 12 which are again out dated/old sources 2005/07 related to the claim, and need to be updated with latest statistics or should be corrected with the year 2005 or 2008 saying ''in 2007 chennai accounts for .
chengalpettu is a newly formed district at the state of tamil nadu, india.it was split up from kanchipuram district. it is the headquarters of the district and is 56 kilometres 35 mi southwest of the state capital, chengalpattu and 23 km away from chennai city entrance gateway kilambakkam near vandalur on the national highway 45. chengalpattu railway station, technically known as cgl, is one .
the cooum river also known as triplicane river is one of the shortest classified rivers draining into the bay of bengal. this river is about 72 km in length, flowing 32 km in the urban part and the rest in rural part. the river is highly polluted in the urban area chennai .
great sand dunes national park and preserve is an american national park that conserves an area of large sand dunes up to 750 feet 229 m tall on the eastern edge of the san luis valley, and an adjacent national preserve located in the sangre de cristo range, in south-central colorado, united states.