Forest of the Western Ghats, Karnataka, India

A History of Forest Management

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Forests in India



The Western Ghats in the State of Karnataka

Karnataka in many was epitomises the diversity of India. Karnataka State was formed in 1956 by the merger of Kannda speaking areas of the Bombay and Madras provinces, the princely State of Hyderabad, the whole of Mysore State and the centrally administered State of Kadagu (Coorg). Covering a land areas of some 190,000 square kilometres, it is an important state in Southern India with the city of Bangalore as capital.


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