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The Sunderbans: A Pictorial Field Guide
The Sunderbans: A Pictorial Field Guide

The Sunderbans: A Pictorial Field Guide

by Biswajit Roy Chowdhury

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Language

English

Publisher

Rupa

ISBN

8129106361 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 120

Binding

Paperback

Biswajit Roy Chowdhury
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Author: Biswajit Roy Chowdhury
Pradeep Vyas/
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 120
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129106361

Description

The Sunderbans has the unique distinction of being the only forest in India to be declared a sanctuary, national park, tiger reserve, biosphere reserve and World Heritage Site. It is also the abode of the famed Royal Bengal Tiger.

The book is a guide to the world’s biggest mangrove forest, the Sunderbans, detailing its distinctive natural vegetation and wildlife. Tourist destinations, routes to reach and traverse the area, accommodation and lists of plant and animal life are provided in this strikingly illustrated volume.

Contents

FOREWORD by Prasun Mukherjee, President, Nature, Environment & Wildlife Society

Authors Note

Origin of the Sunderbans

The Rivering System

The Mangrove Community

Threats to the Ecosystem

Conservation Efforts
Sunderbans Tiger Reserve
Sunderbans Biosphee Reserve
World Heritage Site

People & Culture

Tourism
Places of Interest

Listings of Natural Life in the Sunderbans
Plants
Mammals
Reptiles
Birds
Marine Invertebrates
Fish

Sunderbans At a Glance

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