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Some Photographs of Chalan Beel

Transport and trade in Chalan beel; Location: River Gur, Singra, Natore Transport and trade in Chalan beel; Location: River Gur, Singra, Natore

Passenger’s boat in Nagar river; Location: Singra, Natore Passenger’s boat in Nagar river; …read more

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Baors (oxbow lakes) of Bangladesh

Fishing by using seine net in Bookbhara Baor

Fishing by using seine net in Bookbhara Baor

Baors (in Bangla) or Oxbow lakes (in English) are one of the very common inland water bodies of Bangladesh. There are about six hundred oxbow lakes …read more

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Bookbhara Baor

Bookbhara Baor

“Bukbhara Baor” is one of the well-known and renowned Baor in under sadar upazilla of Jessore district. The Baor is locates in the western position of the Upazilla. All of the Baors of Bangladesh is now under management either managed by the GOB or the private leaseholders. In the case of …read more

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Kaptai Lake

Bangladesh is enriched with extensive potential water resources distributed all over the country. Kaptai Lake is one of the most important freshwater body which is the largest man-made freshwater resource in the South-East Asia as well as in Bangladesh. The Kaptai Lake was created by damming the river Karnaphuli near Kaptai of Rangamati district in 1961. This lake was primarily created for hydro-electrical power generation.

Physical structure:

Kaptai Lake …read more

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Chalan Beel

Chalan Beel

Chalan Beel

Chalan beel is the largest and important wetland in the north west region of Bangladesh. The area of this beel is 375 sq. km. at during flood period from July to November and 52-78 sq. km. at dry winter and summer. The average depth of more than 2 m …read more