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Uploaded on Monday 21 Mar 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Himalaya mountain forests, Sagamartha National Park, Nepal

Year: 2010
From collection: World Forest Ecosystems
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Rhododendron forest at about 3500m above sealevel in the Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) national park. The Sagarmāthā National Park is a protected area in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal containing the southern half of Mount Everest. The park was created on July 19, 1976 and was inscribed as a Natural World Heritage Site in 1979. Sagarmāthā is a Sanskrit word, from sagar = "sky" (not to be confused with "sea/ocean") and māthā = "forehead" or "head", and is the modern Nepali name for Mount Everest
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