Wednesday, November 7, 2007

TDY - 005 - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

Stock Image No: TDY 005
Periyar lake and mountains covered with rain clouds.

The sanctuary surrounds picturesque 26 km² Periyar lake, formed by the building of Mullaperiyar Dam in 1895. This reservoir and the Periyar River meander around the contours of the wooded hills, providing a permanent source of water for the local wildlife.

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