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The Pindar River is a river located in Uttarakhand, India. Pindar originates from Pindari Glacier which is located in Bageshwar district of Kumaon region in Uttarakhand.[1] The source of this river, the Pindar glacier is located at an altitude of 3,820 m (12,530 ft). Pindar glacier has relatively easier access and has been documented well for its retreat over 100 years.[2] Pindar river mouth is located at Karnaprayag where it ends by its confluence with Alaknanda River.

Pindar
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Pindar river during month of September 2011
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Pinder River in far right
Location
CountryIndia
StateUttarakhand
RegionKumaon division
DistrictBageshwar, Chamoli
Physical characteristics
SourcePindari Glacier
 ⁃ coordinates30°17′N 80°01′E / 30.283°N 80.017°E / 30.283; 80.017
 ⁃ elevation3,820 m (12,530 ft)
MouthAlaknanda
 ⁃ location
Karnaprayag, Uttarakhand
 ⁃ coordinates
30°15′49″N 79°13′00″E / 30.26361°N 79.21667°E / 30.26361; 79.21667
 ⁃ elevation
1,450 m (4,760 ft)
Length105 km (65 mi)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 ⁃ rightKali Ganga

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  1. ^ "Pindar river in Uttarakhand". Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Pindari Glacier". Retrieved 5 July 2019.

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