Maharashtra is one of the Indian states located on the western side of the Deccan Plateau and is endowed with prosperous topography and geography. The mighty Arabian Sea embraces the west borders with beautiful Beaches and a shoreline of 750miles.The Ghats are embraced with bushy forests. There are many rivers in this mystic land but the major ones are Godavari, Tapi, Narmada and Krishna that flows through Maharashtra. Godavari is one of the important rivers with Manjira, Purna, Penganga and Wardha being the primary tributaries. River Krishna has its origin in the Ghats of Mahabaleshar flowing through 3 states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.Small rivers have nowadays become sewage drains due to the growth of heavy industrialization.
There are numerous number of lakes in Maharashtra like Ambazari Lake, Koyna Lake, Lonar Lake, Ramakund Lake etc.Mushi Lake close to Lonavala,Lake Venna in Mahabaleshwar are some of the famous lakes. There are dozens of lakes in Thane and is popularly called as the lake City and has around thirty reservoirs. Some of the important lakes in this city include:
The Talao Pali Lake, Upvan Lake. These lakes attract hoards of visitors and are quite popular as recreational joints where visitors venture often for expeditions on holidays and weekends.