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Rama's Bridge

Rama’s bridge is only 3,500 years old: CRS


Posted online: Monday, February 03, 2003 at 0000 hours IST

MADURAI, FEBRUARY 2: The Adam’s bridge over Palk Strait, said to be the remains of a bridge built by Lord Rama, dates back to only 3,500 years and not 1.7 million years as claimed earlier.

A team from the Centre for Remote Sensing (CRS) of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchi, has come up with startling facts about this ‘‘bridge’’. Led by Professor S.M. Ramasamy, the team is studying the geological changes that took place along the Tamil Nadu coastline in the past 40,000 years. more

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