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Two `faults’ identified near Tiruchi, India

Aided by high resolution satellite-based pictures taken in the wake of flood in Tiruchi region, in southern part of India, the Centre for Remote Sensing and Geosciences, Bharathidasan University, has identified two faults (deep earth cracks) — one near Upper Anicut and the other near Grand Anicut. The observations point to two major faults, continuing from Pondicherry to Cumbum Valley along Tiruchi.