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Maharashtra Places to see KOYNA RESERVOIR


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Situated : 60km away from Kolhapur, (Maharastra)

Capacity :
2780*106 m3

Height of the Dam :
(103m)

Levels :
(30-35m)

The Koyna region comprises of The Koyna Lake, Mahabaleshwar and Satara.This region is known for its chain from (Mahabaleshwar – Jungli) which is located in the western side of the Koyna Lake. This place is not much visited .One can come across many unknown trails, and passes. This could be a challenge to the trekkers. If one wants to enjoy a boat ride to the Forts, which is located on the western side, you can always approach ferries, which is always on the Koyna Lake .This place is a nature lovers paradise as there are many untouched trails waiting to be discovered so now all the trekkers know were to head.

The Koyna wildlife sanctuary is a famous sanctuary located here. This sanctuary includes the western and eastern catchment areas of the Koyna dam .Koyna dam is also an important project centre of Hydro electricity in the western part of Maharastra.

The Koyna Dam stimulates high rate of seismicity in the whole world. This dam was  impounded in the year 1962.This has resulted in an earthquake in the year 1967, which had recorded 6.3magnitude on the ritcher scale and had overpowered over 200 live. Till date more than 150 earthquakes of 4.0magnitude been recorded. The study of reservoir induced or triggered seismicity is famous worldwide.The height of this dam is 103m.The height fluctuates depending on the rainfall.

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