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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).

Created
Tuesday 17 February 2004 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Sri Lanka (805 visits)