NATIONAL PARKS IN INDIA

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NATIONAL PARKS IN INDIA

Part 3 of 6 series national parks in India

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NATIONAL PARK IN GUJARAT:-

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Black Buck National Park-

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  • Gulf of khambhat at its south
  • Semi arid conditions and grassland

Gir National Park-

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  • Seven major perennial river flow through this region namely-Hiran, Shetrunji, Dartardi, Shingoda, Macchindri, Godavari, Raval.
  • Four reservoir at four dams-one each at Hiran, Macchundari, Raval, Shingod
  • Biggest reservoir of the region is Kamleswar Dam which is called as life line of Gir.
  • Teak forest with dry deciduous
  • Famous for Asiatic lions

Marine National Park-

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  • First marine National Park-
  • Involves 42 islands on Jamnagar Coast of which Pirotan is famous
  • Most of them surrounded by reefs

Vansda National Park-

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  • Western ghats of shyadri range
  • Deciduous forest
  • Areas having groves of KATAS BAMBOO
  • Ambika river

 

NATIONAL PARK IN RAJASTHAN

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Desert National Park-

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  • Sand dunes form around 20% of parks of thar desert( marusthali)
  • Fossils of animal and plant including dinosaurs
  • Gadsisar sagar tank
  • Abundance of birdlife

Keoladeo National Park-

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  • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE Site
  • Man made and man managed wetland
  • Wood lands swamps
  • Wood land patches
  • Dry grassland
  • Important for international migratory water fowls(Siberian crane)
  • Kadam tree

Ranthambore National Park-

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  • Also tiger reserve
  • In north Banas River and in south Chambal River
  • Dry deciduous forest and open grass meadow
  • Ranthambore fort
  • Padam talav lake
  • Jog mahal and one of the very oldest Baniyan tree in India

Sariska National Park-

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  • Part of aravali range
  • Dhok tree forest
  • Scrub-thorn arid forest
  • Rocky landscape
  • Hilly cliffs
  • Rich in mineral resources
  • Illegal marble mining

Darrah National Park-

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  • Also called as mukundra hills national park
  • Consists three wildlife sanctuaries:-
  • Darrah wild life sanctuary
  • Chambal wildlife sanctuary
  • Jawahar sagar wildlife sanctuary

 

NATIONAL PARKS IN WEST BENGAL

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Buxa National Park-

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  • Buxxa hills
  • International border with Bhutan
  • Serves as international corridor for asian elephants
  • Northali lake
  • Eight types of forest like dry deciduous, terai, tropical evergreen, savanna,
  • Raidak and Jayanti River

Sundarban National Park-

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  • Tiger reserve
  • Biosphere reserve
  • Mangrove forest
  • Consists of small island in area of several distributaries of Ganga River
  • Sundarban mudflat
  • Ganges dolphin and Bengal tiger

Gorumara National Park-

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  • In terai region of Himalayan foothills
  • Moist deciduous tropical forest and riverine grassland konown as Duars.
  • Tropical orchid
  • Murli and Raidak River, Jaldhaka River
  • Indian rhinoceros

Jaldapara National Park-

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  • Foothills of eastern Himalaya
  • Tarsa River
  • Vast grassland with patches of riverine forest
  • Indian one horned rhinoceros

Neora valley National Park-

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  • Neora river
  • Park highest elevation at 10600ft at Rachela Danda
  • Famous for red panda.

 

All the wildlife in these National Park will be listed in coming series.

All the best and keep remember Ek Sathi Aur bhi tha.