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  Pachmarhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Pachmarhi is a Hill station in Madhya Pradesh state of central India.
It is situated at a height of 3500 ft. on a plateau of the Satpura Range in Hoshangabad district, 32 miles by road from Piparia station on the Indian Railways.
Pachmarhi is still a popular tourist retreat; its elevation offers some relief from the summer heat, and the lush forests of the Satpuras, with their streams and waterfalls, are picturesque and home to much wildlife.
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 Pachmarhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is widely known as " Satpura ki Rani", situated at a height of 3500 ft. in a valley of the Satpura Range in Hoshangabad district, 45 kilometres by road from Piparia station on the Indian Railways.
Pachmarhi is a tourist retreat; its elevation and the forests of the Satpuras, with their streams and waterfalls, are picturesque and home to much wildlife.
Pachmarhi also has a lot of cave paintings in the forests, some of which have been dated to be as much as 10000 years old.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pachmarhi   (397 words)

  
 Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Parchmarhi Biosphere Reserve is a conservation area in the Satpura Range of Madhya Pradesh state, India.
The preserve is mostly covered in forest, part of the Eastern highlands moist deciduous forests ecoregion.
It is an important transition zone between the forests of western and eastern India; the forests are dominated by Teak (Tectona grandis), but include the westernmost groves of Sal (Shorea robusta), which is the dominant tree of eastern India's forests.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Pachmarhi_Biosphere_Preserve   (211 words)

  
 Hoshangabad, India
Hoshangabad District is also home to Pachmarhi, a hill station and popular tourist spot in the Satpura Range in the southern part of the district.
Pachmarhi was the summer capital of the British Raj Central Provinces and Berar.
The Pachmarhi Sanctuary (461.37 sq km) is part of the larger Pachmarhi Biosphere Preserve, which extends into Betul and Chhindwara districts.
www.creekin.net /c4121-n85-hoshangabad-india.html   (318 words)

  
 PANCHMARHI TRAVEL AND HOTEL GUIDE :: Travel made Easy
Pachmarhi is Madhya Pradesh's most verdant jewel, a place where nature has found exquisite expression in myriad enchanting ways.
Pachmarhi derives its name from these caves which, as the legend goes, once provided sanctuary to the five Pandav brothers.
The British developed Pachmarhi as a resort and their influence is embodied in its churches and colonial architecture.
www.travelmadeeasy.in /panchmarhi.htm   (567 words)

  
 Agenda 21 - India
Food security demands that the remaining 90% of the stock should be preserved firstly, for developing additional higher yielding varieties to feed the increasing population, and secondly, to protect and provide immunity to the existing higher yielding varieties when they are under attack from insects, pests and epidemics.
Biosphere reserves are multi-purpose protected areas to preserve the genetic diversity in representative eco-systems.
The major objectives of biosphere reserves are: (i) to conserve diversity and integrity of plants, animals and micro-organisms; (ii) to promote research on ecological conservation and other environmental aspects and (iii) to provide facilities for education, awareness and training.
www.un.org /esa/agenda21/natlinfo/countr/india/natur.htm   (13815 words)

  
 Sanctuary Asia - Take Action
The Central government, along with the governments of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have mooted the proposal of a Sahyadri Biosphere Reserve, encompassing the Western Ghats forests in south Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa.
While this is a positive move, the status of a Biosphere Reserve does not have any legal provisions for protection of the biodiversity of the area.
This move would be a continuation of the excellent precedent set by the declaration of the Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani plateau and Pachmarhi as Ecologically Sensitive Areas.
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The preserve stretches over an area of 345 sq km, a densely wooded district of rosewood, teak, bamboo and other deciduous trees, throbbing with a fascinating melange of creatures, large and small.
The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve harbours India’s second largest pachyderm population, and the chances of seeing elephant herds is pretty high, especially during the dry season.
Unfortunately for the enthusiastic wildlife-watcher, only the periphery of the wildlife preserve is open to visitors and tourist infrastructure is nearly nonexistent.
india.journeymart.com /india_addon/wildlife/wynaad.asp   (509 words)

  
 MoEF ANNUAL REPORT 2000-2001
Biosphere Reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems which are internationally recognized within the framework of UNESCOs Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme.
On the basis of the proposal submitted by the Ministry, the International Coordinating Council (ICC) of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme of UNESCO in its meeting held on 9th November 2000 has approved for bringing the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve of India on international network of UNESCO.
To preserve, for all times, the areas of such biological importance as a national heritage for the benefit, education and enjoyment of the people.
envfor.nic.in /report/0001/chap03.html   (9288 words)

  
 Definition of Pachmarhi
1: '''Pachmarhi''' is a [[hill station]] in [[Madhya Pradesh]] [[...
Pachmarhi lies within the [[Pachmarhi Biosphere Preserve]], created in 1999 to link two...
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 Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is a conservation area in the Satpura Range of Madhya Pradesh state, India.
The Biosphere reserve's total area is 4926.28 km².
Satpura National Park is designated as the core zone, and the remaining area of 4501.91 km², including the Bori and Pachmarhi sanctuaries, constitutes the buffer zone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pachmarhi_Biosphere_Reserve   (211 words)

  
 Tawa River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1958, construction began on Tawa Dam, which was completed in 1978 to create Tawa Reservoir in southern Hoshangabad District.
India's oldest forest preserve, the Bori Reserve Forest, was established in 1865 along the Tewa.
The Bori Reserve Forest is presently part of the Bori Sanctuary, which is part of the Pachmarhi Biosphere Preserve, established in 1999, which covers much of the upper watershed of the Tawa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tawa_River   (150 words)

  
 ICE 2004 - Session 37
The major goals of the Museum are to record and preserve Portuguese ethnobotanical knowledge, and also to promote botanical education.
Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is situated in central India and occupies the Satpura hills, an area of approximately 5000 sq.
The Biosphere Reserve is rich in plant and animal diversity and is home to over 900 plants, 28 wild animals and 107 bird species.
www.kent.ac.uk /anthropology/ice2004/sessions/session37.html   (3079 words)

  
 Guesthouse Guesthouses in Hoshangabad Guesthouse Guesthouses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
(Guesthouse Guesthouses in) Hoshangabad District is also home to Pachmarhi, a hill station and popular tourist spot in the Satpura Range in the southern part of the district.
(Guesthouse Guesthouses in) Pachmarhi was the summer capital of the British Raj Central Provinces and Berar.
(Guesthouse Guesthouses in) The Pachmarhi Sanctuary (461.37 sq km) is part of the larger Pachmarhi Biosphere Preserve, which extends into Betul and Chhindwara districts.
www.linkpartner.co.uk /guesthouses/hoshangabad/hoshangabad.html   (616 words)

  
 Pachmarhi - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It is situated in the Satpura range and is 3500 ft. above sea level.
Pachmarhi comes under the Hoshagabad district and is called 'Satpura ki Rani'
Pachmarhi can also be reached directly by bus from Bhopal, which is 210 km away by road, Itarsi or Jabalpur.
wikitravel.org /en/Pachmarhi   (263 words)

  
 calibom village   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Pachmarhi is a hill station in Madhya Pradesh states and territories of India of central India.
From its spontaneous selection of a given rune, predictions and conclusions were made from the matched rune itself and the path that the ring would take in selecting it.
Probably the most well known is the Linné drum - a drum that was given to Carolus Linnaeus during his visits in the northern Sweden.
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 wildlife of maharashtra
This enhances social tensions when villagers are denied access to meet their fodder and fuel needs, while rich and powerful people are allowed to exploit Sariska's commercial potential.
It goes on to confirm that -- "as the proposed IWT route passes through the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve, the channels used for the migration of tigers from one hinterland to another will be disturbed.
Its objectives were two-fold: to "ensure the maintenance of a viable population of tigers" and "preserve for all time, areas of biological importance as a national heritage for the benefit, education and enjoyment of the people."
www.angelfire.com /ma3/maharashtrawildlife/mahwl05.htm   (12470 words)

  
 MoEF ANNUAL REPORT 2001-2002
To identify, collect and preserve specimens of plants, which are economically and otherwise beneficial to human beings,
Gulf of Mannar and Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserves were further surveyed.
Apart from regular activities, special studies for assessment of changes in the vegetation status of seven Biosphere Reserves, seven tiger reserves, three National Parks and three wildlife sanctuaries have also been done.
envfor.nic.in /report/0102/chap02.html   (4376 words)

  
 Frullania - Bibliography
(MAB Unesco: man and the Biosphere National Committee of Sri Lanka.
Kaul, A. An assessment of the present position of hepatic flora of Pachmarhi.
Kodama, T. Liverworts of Kinki District, Cental Japan, preserved in the Osaka Museum of Natural History.
www.ggwinter.de /frullpub.htm   (11386 words)

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