a river in S Asia, flowing from S Tibet through NE India and joining the Ganges River in Bangladesh. About 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long.
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Bangladesh is one of the most flood-prone rice producers in the region, as it sits at the mouths of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers.Rice feeds half the world. Climate change’s droughts and floods put it at risk | Nikk Ogasa | September 24, 2021 | Science News
Here the Brahmaputra carries 2532 cubic feet of water, and 3196 after receiving the Chaktak-tsangpo.
The first night we were to encamp at the spot where the Tsa-chu-tsangpo enters the upper Brahmaputra.
The high water washes away the greater part of the driftsand, and deposits it on the banks of the Brahmaputra lower down.
I have no time to give an account of the geography of this region on the south side of the Brahmaputra.
Then we crossed over two other arms, and the total 88 discharge of the Brahmaputra at this place proved to be 3249 cubic feet.
British Dictionary definitions for Brahmaputra
a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet as the Tsangpo and flowing through the Himalayas and NE India to join the Ganges at its delta in Bangladesh. Length: about 2900 km (1800 miles)
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