Enamakkal Lake

Enamakkal Lake is a fresh water lake situated in Enamakkal of Thrissur District in Kerala State, India.[1] The lake covers about 25 square kilometres.

Enamakkal Lake
Enamakkal Lake is located in Kerala
Enamakkal Lake
Enamakkal Lake
Enamakkal Lake is located in India
Enamakkal Lake
Enamakkal Lake
LocationThrissur District , Kerala
Coordinates10°30′14″N 76°06′28″E / 10.50389°N 76.10778°E / 10.50389; 76.10778Coordinates: 10°30′14″N 76°06′28″E / 10.50389°N 76.10778°E / 10.50389; 76.10778
Basin countriesIndia
Surface area25 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
SettlementsThrissur

HistoryEdit

On western side of the lake, it is protected by a bund which was the brain child of Sakthan Thampuran. In his letter to the Collector of Malabar in 1802, he proposed a bund to control the salt water. The Keecheri River and Viyyoor River joins Enamakkal Lake.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Enamakkal Kettu (Kettungal) lake Wikimapia
  2. ^ Political History of Modern Kerala by A. Sreedhara Menon. DC Books. 4 March 2011. ISBN 9788126437825. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Gazetteer Of South India, Volume 1 By W. Francis, Page 362, 363". Mittal Publications. 1989. Retrieved 18 October 2012.