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As per Wikipedia article on Satyabhama:

Satyabhama is the third consort of the God Krishna, the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu. Satyabhama is believed to be an avatar of Bhumī Devī, the Goddess of Earth who is Prakriti form of Mahalakshmi. She aided Krishna in defeating the demon Narakasura.

Wikipedia mentions satyabhama has incarnation of bhumi devi but I haven't found any such reference in scriptures.Please do provide reference.

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The fact of Satyabhama as an incarnation of Bhumi Devi (the Goddess of Earth) has been mentioned across several scriptures.

In Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Krishna says that Vasundhara born as Satyabhama

Sri Krsna said- ........Savitri the mother of the Vedas would be born as the daughter of Nagnajit and would be known with the name of Satya. Vasundhara would be born as Satyabhama and Sarasvati would be born as Saivya

[243, Chapter 6, Sri Krsna-janma-khanda, Brahma Vaivarta Purana]

Shri Narada also says the samething in Garga Samhita

Shri Narada said: .... The goddess of fortune will take birth as Bhishmaka's daughter Rukmini. Lord Shiva's consort will take birth as Jambavati. Tulasi will take birth as Satya and Vasundhara as Satyabhama.

[37, Chapter 3, Canto 1, Garga Samhita]

Note that Vasundhara is a name used for Bhumi devi.

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