Nanda Devi National Park: Himalayan Wildlife Haven  

Location: Situated in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

Establishment: Declared a national park in 1982 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Area: Spans over 630 square kilometers.

Himalayan Icon: Named after Nanda Devi, the second-highest mountain in India.

Biodiversity: Home to a diverse range of flora and fauna.

Wildlife: Houses several endangered species like the snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, and musk deer.

Avian Variety: Rich birdlife, including colorful species like monal pheasants.

Vegetation: Showcases diverse ecosystems due to varying altitudes.

Inner Sanctuary: Core zone inaccessible to the public, preserving its pristine state.

Trekking: Popular trekking destination, offering stunning views and a challenging terrain.

Conservation: Strict regulations in place to safeguard the fragile ecosystem.

Rivers: Source of several important rivers, contributing to the Ganges Basin.

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