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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 192 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GOKAK, a town of British India, in the Belgaum district of Bombay, 8 m. from a station on the Southern Mahratta railway. Pop. (1901) 986o. 'It contains old temples with inscriptions, and is known for a special industry of modelled toys. About 4 M. N.W. are the Gokak Falls, where the Ghatprabha throws itself over a precipice 170 ft. high. Close by, the water has been impounded for a large reservoir,which supplies not only irrigation but also motive power for a cotton-mill employing 2000 hands.
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