Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains National Park

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100-2,300 metres (6,900-7,500 ft) is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. This region was designated a national park in 1988. It is also a popular tourist destination and is situated 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Nuwara Eliya.The Horton Plains are the headwaters of three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe. In Sinhala the plains are known as Mahaweli Plains.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135894471
  • 9786135894479