Brahmaputra River

The Old Brahmaputra River is a distributary of the Brahmaputra River in north-central . Historically the main stem of the Brahmaputra, the larger river's primary outflow was redirected via the Jamuna River after the 1762 Arakan earthquake.

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is situated 2 km northeast of Brahmaputra River. Photo: Wikimedia, GFDL.

Brahmaputra River

24.0333° or 24° 2' north
90.9833° or 90° 59' east
2 metres (7 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Bengali: পুরাতন ব্রহ্মপুত্র নদ
  • Cebuano: Brahmaputra River
  • English: Old Brahmaputra River
  • Swedish: Brahmaputra River
  • Swedish: Old Brahmaputra River
  • Welsh: Afon Old Brahmaputra
  • Brahmaputra
  • Dyardanes
  • Ma-ch’üan Ho
  • Oedanes
  • Old Brahmaputra
  • Pu-la-ma-p’u-te-la Ho
  • Pu-la-ma-p’u-te-la Ko
  • Pu-la-mu-p’u-te-la Chiang
  • Sanpo
  • Tsangpo
  • Tsanpo
  • Ya-lu-ts’ang-pu Chiang
  • Yarlung Zangbo Jiang

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