Majuli Island Worlds' largest inhabited river island The Brahmaputra River of Assam is a mighty river. At times, the width from one bank to another is more than fifteen miles, and in the vast flowing stream, there are scattered more than one thousand islands. The island of Majuli, which once was more than 1500sq.km big, has been reduced to a mere 500sq.km because of the massive erosion created by the moving waters of the Brahmaputra.
A 250 mile-long river valley flowing with liquid hydrocarbons has been spotted on Titan by scientists using Nasa's Cassini space probe.It is the first time a river system this vast has been seen anywhere other than Earth, and Nasa a... Read Post
Heavy monsoon rains have led the mighty Brahmaputra River to overflow its banks and submerge scores of villages in India’s remote northeastern state of Assam.District magistrate Anwaruddin Chowdhury says more than 150,000 people hav... Read Post
In Assam, India, an island is dissolving like a cube of sugar in a cup of the tea for which the region is famous, and a river is to blame. The New York Times reports on the fate of Majuli, one of the world’s largest "inland islands,... Read Post