|Sun Kosi (Poiqu)|
The Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge over the Sun Kosi at Kodari
|- elevation||8,012 m (26,286 ft)|
|- location||Joins with Arun and Tamur to form Saptkoshi at Trivenighat, Nepal|
|- elevation||640 m (2,100 ft)|
|River system||Kosi River|
|- left||Tamba Koshi, Likhu Khola, Dudh Kosi|
|- right||Indravati River|
The Sun Kosi is a river that flows from Tibet to Nepal. It is a part of Kosi River which flows into India. The name 'Sun Kosi' comes from the Nepali word 'sun' which means gold and 'kosi' which means river. Many people go to this river for rafting in Nepal.
References[change | change source]
- Shrestha, A. B., Eriksson, M., Mool, P., Ghimire, P., Mishra, B., & Khanal, N. R. (2010). Glacial lake outburst flood risk assessment of Sun Kosi basin, Nepal. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk 1(2): 157–169.
- Turner, R. L. (1931). "sun". A Comparative and Etymological Dictionary of the Nepali Language. K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, London.
- Turner, R. L. (1931). "kosi". A Comparative and Etymological Dictionary of the Nepali Language. K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, London.