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    Posted July 14, 2014 by
    SujayG
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    Shimoga, India
    Related to: My trip down the most endangered river in America
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    Your favorite river

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    River Tunga

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     The Tunga River, which stretches 91 miles in southern India, is 'always calm, deep and never roars or rushes,' according to SujayG. He shot this serene photo at the Sakrebailu Elephant Camp in Karnataka, India.
    - katie, CNN iReport producer

    Tunga is considered as one of the sacred river in South India. River Tunga accommodates rare migratory birds and wild animals. Famous Sharadha temple at Sringeri, Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary, Sakrebaylu Elephant Camp are some interesting places situated on the banks of this river. It is calm, yet dangerous especially during monsoon.

     

    Deaths due to the floods in the rainy season, vortex in the river are commonly reported every year.

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