Adam's Bridge (Rama's Bridge) (NASA satellite photos)

 

The bridge was first mentioned in the ancient Sanskrit epic Ramayana, written by a saint named Valmiki. The western world first mentioned it in "historical works in the 9th century" by Ibn Khordadbeh in his Book of Roads and Kingdoms (ca. 850 AD) and was called Set Bandhai or "Bridge of the Sea". Later Alberuni described it.

 

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