The Bay of Bengal
The Bay of Bengal is a bay Indian Ocean edging the entire east coast of
India. It is also a primary source of water access to Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Many major rivers of India flow west to east into the Bay of Bengal: in the north, the Ganges River (or Ganga), Meghna and
Brahmaputra rivers, and in the south Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri
rivers. The mangroves of Sundarbans is formed at the delta of the Ganga,
Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal and is home to a rich
Major Bangladeshi ports on the bay include Chittagong and Mongla. Major Indian ports on
Bay of Bengal include Calcutta, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, and Pondicherry.