The bridge which is submerged in the water is roughly meters wide and up to 10 metres in depth. Scientists have found marine terraces which had a steeper descending slope on the seaward side near the Rameswaram islands. Suspecting tectonic activity which could have caused the submarine landslide and vertical slopes in the region, they took samples at three places including one sample on the slope of the bridge. The water depth at the slope was metres and the core sample was taken for 1. Since the shell-shaped fossils are rare to find on the east coast of India, scientists wanted to find out the time period of the fossils. These fossils are also very sensitive to the climate and environmental changes and major incidents like tsunami or earthquake can wipe out its population.
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Ramayana along with Mahabharata is considered among the greatest epics in Hinduism. Ram Setu is the bridge mentioned in Ramayana which was constructed by the Vanara Sena Apeman army to help their army reach Lanka. The current day Sri Lanka is the place where many believe the antagonist of Lord Ram — Ravan Ravana had his golden kingdom. Ravan is at the center of the epic, as he kidnaps Sita the wife of Lord Rama for which, Lord Rama had to fight a righteous battle and rescue her.
US space agency NASA says pictures taken by its astronauts do not prove the existence or otherwise of a manmade Ram Setu bridge as mentioned in the Hindu epic Ramayana. So there is no basis for these claims,' Braukus said. Back in October too the US agency had rebutted a story circulated by an Indian news agency based on claims made by a couple of NRI websites and Hindu news services that 'space images taken by NASA' had revealed 'a mysterious ancient bridge in the Palk Strait'. Its images had never resulted in any scientific discovery in the area.
It is a chain of limestone rocks forming a sort of bridge in the Indian Ocean. It is visible from a significant distance over waters. The bridge holds significant importance for both the believers of the Hindu faith as well as environment conservationists.