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Mukundra Hills (Darrah) National Park – complete detail – updated

Mukundra Hills (Darrah) National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of  Mukundra Hills (Darrah) National Park. How to reach Mukundra Hills (Darrah) National Park. Darrah was declared a (Protected area) wildlife sanctuary in 1955. The forest of the sanctuary is very thick and dense. The park is situated between two parallel mountains viz. Mukundra and Gagrola which …

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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in West Bengal – updated

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in West Bengal – updated. How many Sanctuary in West Bengal. Total number of Sanctuaries in West Bengal is Fifteen (15). “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38 or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary. A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for …

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Pin Valley National Park – complete detail – updated

Pin Valley National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Pin Valley National Park. Geography of Pin Valley National Park. How to reach Pin Valley National Park. The park is a region of hills, cliffs and mountainous crevices, interspersed with grassy lower slopes. The Pin Valley National Park was established in the year of 1987. Total area of the …

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Marine (Gulf of Kutch) National Park – complete detail – updated

Marine (Gulf of Kutch) National Park – complete detail – updated. Major attractions at Marine (Gulf of Kutch) National Park. Dominant flora and fauna of Marine (Gulf of Kutch) National Park. How to reach Marine (Gulf of Kutch) National Park. The Marine National Park was was established in 1982 under the provisions of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 of India. Marine National Park …

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List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Bihar – updated

List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Bihar – updated. Total number of National Parks in Bihar is only 1 and 12 Wildlife Sanctuaries. “National Park” means an area declared, whether under sec.35 or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66. to be declared, as a National Park. National park is an area which is strictly reserved for the betterment of the …

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List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – updated

List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – updated. How many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Total number of UNESCO World Heritage Site in India is 36 (1 mixed, 7 Natural and 28 Cultural). Until the end of 2004, World Heritage sites were selected on the basis of six cultural and four natural criteria. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place that is …

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Great Himalayan National Park – complete detail – updated

Great Himalayan National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Great Himalayan National Park. Geography of Great Himalayan National Park. How to reach Great Himalayan National Park. The park was established in 1984. The park forms a part of the protected area that also includes Rupi Bhaba Sanctuary and Pin Valley National Park. A buffer area of 316 sq. …

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Kaziranga National Park – complete detail – updated

Kaziranga National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Kaziranga National Park. Geography of Kaziranga National Park. How to reach Kaziranga National Park. In 1974 the Assam government declared Kaziranga as a National park by passing the Assam National Park Act of 1968. Some historians believe, however, that the name Kaziranga was derived from the Karbi word Kajir-a-rang, which …

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Bandhavgarh National Park – complete detail – updated

Bandhavgarh National Park – complete detail – updated. Geography of Bandhavgarh National Park. Dominant flora and fauna of Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh is located in the Umaria district of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The four main zones of the national park are Tala, Magdhi, Khitauli, and Panpatta. Tala is the richest zone in terms of biodiversity. The vegetation is chiefly …

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Nagarahole (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park – complete detail – updated

Nagarahole (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Nagarahole (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park. In past, the park was an exclusive hunting reserve of the king of the Mysore. Between 1870 and 1980, 14% of the area of the present Park was clear-cut to raise monocultures of teak. Dense secondary forests now occur in places where these …

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