Thursday, December 8, 2011

Views of Mullaperiyar Dam and Reservoir

Schematic of the dam showing
1. Spillway 2. Main Dam 3. Sand Dam 4. Baby Dam 5. Periyar Lake  6. Downstream area

Distant view of the Mullaperiyar Dam with the spillway on the left and the main dam to the right of the spillway

Main Dam


Main Dam on the left and Spillway on the right

Main Dam

Lake Palace on the Thekkadi Reservoir (formerly the summer resort of the Maharajah of Travancore)

Main Dam

Main Dam

Main Dam

Main Dam and Boat landing

Backside of the Main Dam with entrance to the gallery

Backside of the main dam

Sand Dam  between Main Dam and Baby Dam

The baby dam

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