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Corbett Tiger Reserve India (कॉर्बेट बाघ अभ्यारण्य)

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Geography of Corbett National Park

The park is located between 2925' to 2939'N latitude and 7844' to 7907'E longitude. The average height of the region ranges between 360 m (1,181 ft) and 1,040 m (3,412 ft). It has various ravines, ridges, minor streams and small plateaus with degrees of slopes and changeable aspects. The park covers the Patli Dun valley formed by the Ramganga river. It shields parts of the Upper Gangetic Plains. It has humid subtropical and raised ground weather. The present region of Corbett Tiger Reserve is 1,318.54 square kilometers including 520 square kilometers of middle area and 797.72 square kilometers of reduce area. The center area forms the Jim Corbett National Park while the buffer contains reserve forests area of 496.54 square kilometers as well as the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary includes 301.18 square kilometers. The reserve, situated factually along a valley between the minor Himalaya in the north and the Siwaliks in the south, has a sub-Himalayan belt shape. The higher tertiary rocks are uncovered towards the foundation of the Shiwalik range and firm sandstone units form wide ridges. Characteristic longitudinal valleys, geologically phrased Doons or Duns can be seen shaped along the tapered tectonic zones between lineaments.

(Contribution By Sandhya Rawat)