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TANSA, a small river in Salsett island, in the Thana district of Bombay, which provides the city of Bombay with its watersupply. It is embanked by one of the largest masonry dams in the world, built in 1892. The embankment is nearly 2 m. long, 118 ft. high, and no ft. thick at the base.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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