Differentiate between the Ganga and the Godavari River System.



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Ganga River System

Godavari River System

Type of drainage System 

It is a Himalayan river.

It is a Peninsular river. 


The Ganga emerges from the mountains onto the plains at Haridwar.

It rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra's Nasik district.

Total Length

The length of the  Ganga River System is over 2,500 km. 

Its length is 1,500 km


Tributaries  of the Ganga are the Yamuna, the Ghaghara, the Gandak, and the Kosi

The Godavari is fed by several tributaries, including the Purna, Wardha, Pranhita, Manjra, Wainganga, and Penganga. 


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