Western Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows

WWF Abstract

Trails in this part of the world connect scattered high-elevation communities with the great cities of the lowlands. If you walk these routes, you will be walking the trade routes that people have traveled for thousands of years. But keep your passport handy: Today, national borders follow some of these ancient routes.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Countries:India, Nepal
Area:17,343,998 acres (7,018,867 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Annapurna Conservation Area
Lippa Asrang Sanctuary
Nanda Devi National Park
Rakchham Chitkul Sanctuary
Rupi Bhaba Sanctuary
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder