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Tamur River

Tamur River
Origin near Kangchenjunga
Mouth Confluence with Arun and Sun Kosi to form Sapta Koshi at Tribeni, Nepal
26°54'47"N 87°9'30"E
Basin countries Nepal
River system Koshi River

The Tamur River (Nepali: तमोर नदी Tamor Nadi, known historically as the Tambar River) is a major river in eastern Nepal, which begins around Kanchenjunga. The Tamur and the Arun join the Sun Kosi at Tribenighat to form the giant Saptakoshi which flows through Mahabharat Range on to the Gangetic plain[1]

Koshi river system

The Koshi or Sapt Kosi drains eastern Nepal. It is known as Sapt Koshi because of the seven rivers which join together in east-central Nepal to form this river. The main rivers forming the Koshi system are – the


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The Sun Koshi contributes 44 per cent of the total water in the Sapta Koshi, the Arun 37 per cent and the Tamur 19 per cent.[4]

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