Dhamapur Dam (Ratnagiri – Maharashtra – India)


 Dhamapur Dam is an earth-fill dam constructed in 1530 by the villagers and Nagesh Desai who was Mandlik of the Vijaynagar dynasty. The lake behind the dam is one of the biggest lakes of Sindhudurg district in the state of Maharashtra in India. The lake receives water throughout the year and remains full throughout the year.

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 11 m (36 ft) while the length is 271 m (889 ft). The volume content is 2,687 km3 (645 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 2,867 km3 (688 cu mi). The Dhamapur lake has an area of fifty-five acres, and a maximum depth of 37 1/2 feet. Formed by damming a valley with an earthen bank, though the dam leaks considerably, it holds water in all the year round, and shews no tendency to silt. It waters about 500 acres, forty of them garden and the rest rice land.

Veeranpuzha Beach (Ernakulam – Kerala – India)

  Veeranpuzha is a lake in Kochi, Kerala, India. It is the northern extension of Vembanad Lake.