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Coracles on Kaveri river
"Indian coracles are commonly found on the rivers Kaveri and Tungabhadra in Southern India.[1] Coracles are primitive, light, bowl-shaped boats with a frame of woven grasses, reeds, or saplings covered with hides.[2] Indian coracles are considered to have been in existence since prehistoric times,[2] and are a major tourist attraction at the Hogenakkal falls on the Kaveri river.[3] Although these boats were originally designed for general transport, they have recently been used mostly for giving tourists rides."(wikipedia)

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  • Copyright: Nitin Jamdar (nitinjamdar) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 5 N: 32] (522)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 黑白
  • Date Taken: 2008-08-00
  • Categories: 交通
  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-11-25 7:10
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