Sadni Falls
Sadni Falls is located in Jharkhand
Sadni Falls
Sadni Falls
Sadni Falls is located in India
Sadni Falls
Sadni Falls
LocationRajadera, Gumla district, Jharkhand, India
Coordinates23°17′00″N 84°14′00″E / 23.2833°N 84.2333°E / 23.2833; 84.2333[1]
TypeSnake
Elevation934 metres (3,064 ft)
Total height60 metres (200 ft)
WatercourseSankh River

Sadni Falls (also called Sadnighagh Falls) is a waterfall located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Rajadera village in Gumla district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.[2]

Geography

Cities, towns and locations in Gumla district in South Chotanagpur Division
M: municipality, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, H: historical/ religious centre, T: tourist centre, B: Bauxite mining centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

Sadni Falls is located at 23°17′00″N 84°14′00″E / 23.2833°N 84.2333°E / 23.2833; 84.2333

The Falls

The 60 metres (200 ft) falls on the Sankh River is a scarp fall. It is referred to as a snake type falls and is a popular picnic spot.[3][4] Its surroundings are spectacular with hillocks, forests and streams.[5]

History

Once upon a time, active diamond mines existed at Sadni Falls. These mines yielded many large and fine stones in the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries.[6]

Transport

By rail

The nearest town Netarhat does not have a railway station. The closest railway station is at Ranchi, which is 110 kilometres away.[7]

By road

There are regular bus services between Ranchi, the state capital and Netarhat. Sadni falls lie at a distance of 35 kilometres from Netarhat.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Rajadera, India Page". Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Rajadera". india9. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Jharkhand". Jharkhand Govt. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  4. ^ Bharatdwaj, K. (2006). Physical Geography: Hydrosphere By K. Bharatdwaj. ISBN 9788183561679. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  5. ^ "Sadani Falls". india9. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  6. ^ "History of Diamond mining in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh". Environment and Geology. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  7. ^ a b Guru, Travel (20 March 2014). "Sadni Waterfalls". Beautiful Indian Tourist Spots. Retrieved 13 May 2020.