Buckingham Canal is second longest canal in India with an length of 421.55 km runs, along with Coromandel Coast of India. It connect most of the water bodies like Pulicat Lake,Krishna River and the port of Chennai.
Which is the second longest canal in the world?
Longest Canals (Artificial Rivers) in the World
|Rank||Name of Canal||Length|
|1||Grand Canal||1,776 Km|
|2||Qaraqum Canal||1,375 Km|
|3||Saimaa Canal||814 Km|
|4||Eurasia Canal||700 Km|
How many canals are there in India?
List of Canals in India
|S. No.||Canal Name||Area served|
|1||Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project||Tamilnadu, Kerala|
|2||Indira Gandhi Canal||Sultanpur, Punjab, Rajasthan|
|3||Buckingham Canal||Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu|
|4||National Waterway 3 (India) (West Coast Canal)||Kerala|
Which is the largest dam in India?
|3||Idukki (Eb)/Idukki Arch Dam||Periyar|
What is the most famous canal?
The Suez Canal is one of the most important canals in the world.
What is the busiest canals in the world?
Germany’s Kiel Canal is the world’s busiest artificial waterway, accommodating more ships than the Suez and Panama Canals combined. The waters north of Germany are divided into the North and Baltic seas by the Jutland Peninsula, jutting about 270 miles into those waters.
Which is the longest river in India?
At over three thousand kilometers long, the Indus is the longest river of India. It originates in Tibet from Lake Mansarovar before flowing through the regions of Ladakh and Punjab, joining the Arabian Sea at Pakistan’s Karachi port.
Which state has most canals in India?
The maximum part of the total irrigated area of the country by canals is in Uttar Pradesh. Other major states where irrigation is done by canals are Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Bihar.