Welcome to Chikmagalur

Posted by Chipscape on September 8, 2011  •  Comments (64)  • 

   Chikmagalur is one of the Town in Chikmagalur Taluk in Chikmagalur District in Karnataka State . Chikmagalur Is Main City for the Chikmagalur District It is 201 km far from its State Main City Bangalore . Near By Villages of this Village with distance are K.R.Pete (Bigganahallidakale)(.2 k.m.) ,Beekanahalli(2.3 k.m.) ,Indavara(2.9 k.m.) ,Allampura(3.3 k.m.) ,Thegur(3.8 k.m.) ,. Nearest Towns are Chikmagalur(0 k.m.) ,Chickmagalur(9.4 k.m.) ,Mudigere(26.5 k.m.) ,Kadur(35.9 k.m.)

        Most of the area in Chikmagalur taluk is covered by schist followed by gneissic rock formation in southern part of the taluk. Weathered, fractured and jointed schist and gneiss serve as potential aquifers in the area (Fig-2). Depth of weathered zone ranges from 6.80 to 14.25 m bgl. Pre-monsoon depth to water level during the year 2006 (Fig- 4) ranges from 4.22 to 10.24 m bgl, post-monsoon DTW (Fig-5) ranges from 2.26 to 7.78 m bgl and seasonal water level fluctuation ranges from 0.99 to 7.31 m.

       Based on water level data of the National hydrograph stations (Fig-3) located in the taluk (long term water level trend 1996 to 2005), it is observed that hydrograph of Handi is showing rising trend at the rate of 0.18 m/year during premonsoon and falling at the rate of 0.03m/year during post monsoon. The hydrographs of Magadi and Vasthareare showing the falling trend during both pre and post monsoon period at the rate of 0.06,0.16 and 0.35,0.30 m/year respectively. Pumping tests on shallow aquifers conducted in the area during hydrogeological surveys shows that specific capacity varies from 8.80 to 398 lpm/mdd.

How to reach Chikmagalur

250 kms from Capital city(Banglore)

By Bus:
    From Kadur: 38.9 Kms
    From Mudigere: 28 Kms
    From Hassan: 55Kms