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Sivasamudram Fails (formerly) known as the Cauvery Fails) are believed to be the second biggest waterfalls in India and the sixteenth largest in the world.

The Sivasamudram Falls are now the Kaveri river after the river has meandered its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off too form waterfalls. The island town of Sivanasamudra Divides the river into twin waterfalls. This creates the fourth largest island in the river’s course. A group of ancient temples in located here.

This is a segmented waterfall. Segmented waterfalls occur where the water flow is broken into two or more channels before dropping over a cliff, resulting in multiple side by side waterfalls, it is a perennial waterfall. The time of best flow is the monsoon season from July to October.

   
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It is located 27 km from Somanathapura, 80 km from Mysore, and 120 km from Bangalore in the Mysore district of the state of Karnataka.

 
 
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