Chachai Falls
A view of Chachai Falls in Rewa
Map
LocationRewa district, Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates24°47′31″N 81°18′10″E / 24.79186°N 81.30276°E / 24.79186; 81.30276
Total height130 metres (430 ft)
WatercourseBihad River, a tributary of Tamsa or Tons River

Chachai Falls is in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 23rd highest waterfall in India.[1]

The Falls

The Chachai Falls is on the Beehad River, a tributary of Tamsa or Tons River as it comes down from the Rewa Plateau. It has a total height of 130 metres (430 ft).[2][3]

Chachai Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.[4]

Location

It is situated 46 kilometres (29 mi) from Rewa, at the edge of the Chitrakoot Hills, which are part of the Kaimur Range.[5][6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2010.
  2. ^ K. Bharatdwaj (2006). Physical Geography: Hydrosphere. Discovery Publishing House. ISBN 9788183561679. Retrieved 1 July 2010. ((cite book)): |work= ignored (help)
  3. ^ "Chachai Falls". World Waterfall Database. Archived from the original on 1 December 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  4. ^ A.Z.Bukhari (2005). Encyclopedia of nature of geography. Anmol Publications Pvt. Limited. ISBN 9788126124435. Retrieved 11 July 2010. ((cite book)): |work= ignored (help)[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Chitrakoot". Archived from the original on 31 July 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  6. ^ "District map". Rewa district administration. Retrieved 1 July 2010.