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Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics. 2013, 1(1), 29-35
DOI: 10.12691/jgg-1-1-5
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Morphometric Analysis with Reference to Hydrogeological Repercussion on Domri River Sub-basin of Sindphana River Basin, Maharashtra, India

Jadhav Snehal I1 and Md. Babar1,

1Department of Geology, D.S.M. College, Parbhani, Maharashtra

Pub. Date: December 10, 2013

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Jadhav Snehal I and Md. Babar. Morphometric Analysis with Reference to Hydrogeological Repercussion on Domri River Sub-basin of Sindphana River Basin, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics. 2013; 1(1):29-35. doi: 10.12691/jgg-1-1-5

Abstract

The morphometric analysis of Domri river sub-basin is carried out in order to hydrological implication. For this purpose some basic parameters are measured including basin perimeter, basin length, elevation and other aerial parameters were calculated by using Arc Map (10.1) software. Total area of the sub-basin is 274.68 km2. Geologically investigated area is covered by Deccan volcanic basalts which are Cretaceous to lower Eocene and Quaternary alluvium occurred along the gullies and both banks of the river. Quantitative analysis of drainage network shows that the dendritic to sub dendritic drainage pattern is developed in the sub-basin. Bifurcation ratio of Domri river sub-basin increases from 1st and 2nd order but decreases in 4th and 5th order stream because it is not affected by any structural control. Drainage texture in the investigated sub-basin indicates massive and resistant rocks cause coarse texture. Drainage morphometry is useful to signifying the construction sites for artificial recharging structures for implication of hydrology.

Keywords:
Domri River sub-basin morphometry hydrological implication Maharashtra India

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