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Expedition Blue Planet- Ganges: Endangered Source

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From snagfilms.com (Approved: Mrs Jefferies), produced by Alexandra Cousteau
 
he source of the Ganges is Rishikesh, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains and fed by its enormous glaciers.At 1,560 miles (2510 km) long with a river basin between 200 and 400 miles wide, the Ganges river supports nearly half a billion people ‘Mother Ganges’ is revered by Hindus as the incarnation of a god.The source of the Ganges is Rishikesh, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains and fed by its enormous and endangered glaciers. The Expedition team investigates the impact on India of the threat posed by an increasingly seasonal Ganges river. (4:29)
 
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