Which of the Following is Largest Biosphere Reserves of India?

  1. Nilgiri
  2. Nandadevi
  3. Great Rann of Kutch
  4. Gulf of Mannar

 

Manish Listener Asked on 16th October 2015 in Geography.
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    Great Rann of Kutch

    Biosphere Reserves of India – Area Wise

     

    Sr. No. Year Name Location State Type Key Fauna Area
    1. 2008 Great Rann of Kutch Part of Kutch, Rajkot, Surendranagar and Patan Districts Gujarat Desert Indain wild ass 12454
    2. 1989 Gulf of Mannar Indian part of Gulf of Mannar extending from Rameshwaram island in the North to Kanyakumari in the South of Tamil Nadu and Sri lanka Tamil Nadu Coasts Dugong or sea cow 10500
    3. 1989 Sundarbans Part of delta of Ganges and Barahamputra river system West Bengal Gangetic Delta Royal Bengal Tiger 9630
    4. 2009 Cold Desert Pin Valley National Park Himachal Pradesh Western Himalayas Show leopard 7770
    5. 1988 Nanda Devi National Park & Biosphere Reserve Parts of Chamoli District, Pithoragarh District & Bageshwar District Uttarkhand Western Himalayas 5860
    6. 1986 Nilgiri Bisphere Reserve Part of Waynad, Nagarhole, Bandipur and Mudumalai, Nilambur, Silent Valley and Anaimalai Hills Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka Western Ghats Nilgiri tahr, lion-tailed macaque 5520
    7. 1998 Dihand-Dibang Part of Siand and Diband Valley Arunachal Pradesh Eastern Himalaya 5112
    8. 1999 Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve Parts of Betul District, Hoshangabad District and Chhindwara District Madhya Pradesh Semi-Arid Giant squirrel, flying squirrel 4981.72
    9. 2010 Seshachalam Hills Seshachaalam Hills ranges covering parts of Chittor and Kadapa districts Andhra Pradesh Eastern Ghats 4755
    10. 1994 Simlipal Part of Mayurbhanj district Odisha Deccan Peninsula Gaur, Royal Bengal Tiger, Elephant 4374
    11. 2005 Achanakmar- Amarkantak Biospere Reserve Part of Annupur, Dndori and Bilaspur Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh Maikala Hills Four horned antelope, Saras Crane, Asian white backed vulture, Sacred grove bush frog 3835
    12. 2011 Panna Part of Panna District and Chhatarpur District Madhya Pradesh Catchmetn Area of the Ken River Tiger, Chital, Chinkara, Sambhar and Sloth Bear 2998.98
    13. 1989 Manas Part of Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Barpeta, Nalbari, Kamrup and Darrang Districts Assam East Himalayas Golden Langur, Red Panda 2837
    14. 2000 Khangchendzonga Parts of Kangchenjunga Sikkim East Himalayas Snow Leopard, Red Panda 2620
    15. 2001 Agasthyamalai Bisphere Reserve Neyyar, Peppara and Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary and their adjoinng areas Kerala, Tamil Nadu Western Ghats Nilgiri tahr, Elephants 1828
    16. 1989 Great Nicobar Bisphere Reserve Southern most islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman and Nicobar Islands Islands Saltwater Crocodile 885
    17. 1988 Nokrek Part of Garo Hills Meghalaya East Himalayas Red Panda 820
    18. 1997 Dibru-Saikhowa Part of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts Assam East Himalayas Golden Langur 765

     

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 20th October 2015.
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