Session 4: Water Bodies in Metropolitan Environment

The Coromandel Coastal Region

The Coromandel Coastal Region refers to the stretch between Point Calimere, near the delta of the Kaveri River in the South, to the mouths of the Krishna River in the North along the Bay of Bengal.

The coast is home to the East Deccan dry evergreen forests, which run in a narrow strip in a narrow strip along the coast. It also has extensive mangrove forests along the low-lying coast and river deltas, and several important wetlands that provide habitat to thousands of migrating and resident birds.

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