Himalayan origins of the mystic river Saraswati

The monotonous expanse of the Great Rann of Kachchh in the Thar Desert is filled with seasonal salt marshes interspersed with vast mudflats that are dry during summer and are swamped during the summer monsoon and winter. Within this harsh, landlocked, shallow, marine basin lies buried a treasure trove of information about the Bronze Age Harappan civilization and the enigma of the Saraswati – a long lost river. Read more.

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