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CHAMBAL

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 813 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHAMBAL, a river of India, one of the principal tributaries of the Jumna. Rising amid the summits of the Vindhya mountains in Malwa, it flows north, and after being joined by the Chambla and Sipra, passes through the gorges of the Mokandarra hills. After receiving the waters of the Kali-Sind, Parbati and Banas, its principal confluents, the Chambal becomes a great river, enters the British district of Etawah, and joins the Jumna 40 M. below Etawah town, its total length being 65o m.
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