Gaumukh, Garhwal
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Gaumukh

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About Gaumukh

Gaumukh or Gomukh derived its name from the fact that the end of the Gangotri Glacier resembled the mouth of a cow. Gomukh is the original source of the River Bhagirathi, a main tributary of the Ganges. Gomukh is situated at the base of Shivling, with the Tapovan meadow in between and at a distance of around 18 km from the Gangotri town.

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