Linganamakki Dam


The Kabini dam
The Kabini dam is built on the Kabini River in Bidarahally and Beechanahally villages of Heggadadevanakote Taluk in Mysore district of Karnataka, India. The dam has a Length of 966 metres (3,169 ft) and it was built in 1974.

Which district is Linganamakki dam?

Shimoga or Shivamogga city is a district in the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the banks of Tunga River. It is considered to be the gateway for the hilly region of Western Ghats, nick named as ‘Gateway of Malnad’.

Which is the biggest dam in Karnataka?

Tungabhadra Dam
Tungabhadra Dam is the largest dam in Karnataka and is situated 5 km away from Hospet town.

Can we visit Linganamakki Dam?

You can view the dam only from a distance. A special permit may be required to enter the place. This permit can be obtained by contacting the concerned government authorities.

Where is linganamakki lake located?

The Linganamakki Dam located in the Kargal village of Sagara taluk, Karnataka, It was constructed by the Karnataka State Government in 1964.

Which is the No 1 dam in Karnataka?

List with specifications
Dam/Reservoir River Height of Dam (m)
Bhadra Dam Bhadra 59.14
Tungabhadra Dam Tungabhadra 49.39
Hemavathi Reservoir Hemavathi 58.50
Kabini Reservoir Kabini 59.44
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Which is the 1st dam in Karnataka?

Vani Vilasa Sagara is the oldest dam in the state. The dam is an exquisite piece of architecture, an engineering marvel for that time. The dam irrigates a large area of the Deccan region of Central Karnataka, which is otherwise largely a dry land.

Who is the No 1 dam in India?

Bhakra Nangal Dam

It is the largest dam in India having a height of 225 metres and also in the second position in the largest dams in all over Asia. It is situated on the river Sutlej.

Which is Asia’s tallest dam?

The tallest dam in the world is the Jinping-I Dam, an arch dam in China at 305 m (1,001 ft). The tallest embankment dam and second tallest dam in the world is the 300 m (984 ft) Nurek Dam in Tajikistan.

Which is Asia’s largest dam?

The largest Earth Dam of Asia – Hirakud Dam.


Large Dam
# Name State
1 Tehri Dam Uttarakhand
2 Lakhwar Dam Uttarakhand
3 Idukki (Eb)/Idukki Arch Dam Kerala
4 Bhakra Dam Himachal Pradesh
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