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Kaliveli Lake

Kaliveli Lake is situated about 4 km north of Pondicherry and 140 km south of Chennai, on the Coromandel coast. It is one of the largest wetlands and semi-permanent water bodies in India. Flora and fauna, which are of great ecological significance, are found on the banks of this lake. Moreover the lake is a major wintering ground for both migratory and resident birds. Today the lake has suffered from the reduction of its water-spread area, mainly due to the infringement by paddy fields.

Updated on 20th September, 2014
District: Pondicherry
Location: Pondicherry    


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