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HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS MANAGEMENT ZONATION

Area 777 sq. km.
Location Longitude:76 55- 77 26 E, Latititude:9 16 9 40 N
Boundaries
North Peermedu taluk
South Pathanamthitta district
East Theni,Tirunelveli & Ramnad districts of Tamil Nadu
West Kottayam district
 

Terrain & Geomorphology
Terrain is undulating with lofty peaks of over 1700 meters bordering the north and east. Towards the west it merges into an extensive tableland Mount Plateau of average elevation 1200 meters.
From the edge of this plateau the land falls steeply to the thickly forested tracts of Sabarimala hills in the Pamba River basin.
The overall elevation ranges from 100 meters at Pambavalley to 2019 meters at Kottamalai.

Geology
Rock granites and gneisses
Soil laterite, fine loamy, with large amount of quartz gravel formed from crystalline rock.

Climate & Rain fall
The temperature ranges from 15C in December and January and up to 31C in April & May.

The Annual rainfall ranges from 2000 mm to 3000 mm.
Twothirds of the rainfall occurs during the southwest monsoon from June to September. The northeast monsoon impacts from October to December. There are some pre-monsoon showers from mid April.

Rivers
Periyar and Pamba
Area of lake : 26 sq. km. (at max. water level)

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Staff Eco Developmet Committee, Periyar Tiger Reserve
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