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Horton Plains NP | Patana grassland
WI_sl074.jpg Horton Plains NP  |  Cloud forest and patanaThumbnailsHorton Plains NP  |  Patana with sambar deer

This national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site consists in a mosaic of cloud forest and grassland (locally known as patana) at 2100-2300 m asl. in Sri Lanka's central highlands. It displays a high level of biodiversity and hosts various endemic species. The prominent summit in the central backgound is Adam's Peak (2243 m).

Tuesday 17 February 2004 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Sri Lanka (2528 visits)