Chetput http://chennai-in-focus.com/taxonomy/term/46 en Chetpet Lake http://chennai-in-focus.com/chetpet-lake <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Chetpet Lake</span> <div id="flexslider-4" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/Picture%20014_0.jpg?itok=pvhYLy_g" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chetpet Lake - Chennai In Focus" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/Picture%20015.jpg?itok=lDUYYoXj" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chetpet Lake - Chennai In Focus" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/Picture%20016.jpg?itok=a0Swp9Bw" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chetpet Lake - Chennai In Focus" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 06/28/2018 - 15:48</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>Chetpet lake</strong> (Chethupattu Aeri) is a lake spread over 15 acres in <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetput">Chetput</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai">Chennai</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India">India</a>. It is located to the north of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetpet_railway_station">Chetpet railway station</a>. It is the only existing lake at the centre of the city. The lake belongs to the Department of Fisheries of the Tamil Nadu government.<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetput_Lake#cite_note-1">[1]</a></p> <p>Of the total area of the lake, the waterbody is spread across nearly 9 acres. An anglers club was functioning till the 1940s in the lake, whose members visited the small island in the midst of the waterbody for <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fishing">fishing</a>.<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetput_Lake#cite_note-HyacinthRobbingLakeOfLife-2">[2]</a></p> <p>Although not used for drinking purposes, the lake was a source of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groundwater_recharge">groundwater recharge</a> for the surrounding areas. As the water quality is not <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saline_water">saline</a>, the lake has a few varieties of fishes such as <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohu">rohu</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catla">catla</a> and <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mrigal">mrigal</a>. Breeding is monitored to assess the water quality.</p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetput_(Chennai)">Chetput</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/46" hreflang="en">Chetput</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/330" hreflang="en">Nature</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 10:18:20 +0000 admin 91 at http://chennai-in-focus.com